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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryCongo, The Democratic Republic Of The
State/ProvinceKinshasa
LocalityKinshasa.
Latitude-4.3
Longitude15.3
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number32897
Collected ByWallach, Van
Date Collected1978-11-30

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The UF Fish Collection, dating to 1917, contains 214,205 lots and 2,300,803 specimens. Included are representatives of 8,250 species from 400 families. The collection includes 93 primary types and approximately 1,600 lots of secondary types representing 563 species. Also in the collection are 5,825 specimens of disarticulated and articulated skeletons representing 875 species. Especially notable are historic collections of large and important marine fishes as well as rapidly growing collections of freshwater fishes from Southeast Asia. In 2006, the museum expanded its program to archive frozen tissue samples with a newly established UF Genetic Resources Collection. Tissues of fishes are stored in -20ºC freezers and number 4,150 samples of 900 species. All specimens and tissues are databased online and available for loan.

Contacts

Name Rob Robins
RoleIchthyology Collection Manager
Emailrhrobins@flmnh.ufl.edu
Name Rob Robins
RoleIchthyology Collection Manager
Emailrhrobins@flmnh.ufl.edu
Name Rob Robins
RoleIchthyology Collection Manager
Emailrhrobins@flmnh.ufl.edu
Name Rob Robins
RoleIchthyology Collection Manager
Emailrhrobins@flmnh.ufl.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHeterotis niloticus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderOsteoglossiformes
FamilyOsteoglossidae
GenusHeterotis
Specific Epithetniloticus
Specimen
Catalog Number32897
PreparationsEtOH - 1; CT Scan - 1
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDF9CEC923-FBE2-4841-9E93-04F5DC024255
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByWallach, Van
Field NumberZVW32897
Date Collected1978-11-30
Year1979
Locality
CountryDem. Rep. of Congo
State / ProvinceKinshasa
Higher GeographyKinshasa, Dem. Rep. of Congo, Africa
ContinentAfrica
LocalityKinshasa.
Decimal Latitude-4.3000000
Decimal Longitude15.3000000
Georeference Protocolmap
Other
Modified2018-10-19 10:39:18.0
IDF9CEC923-FBE2-4841-9E93-04F5DC024255
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:eventRemarksBought in marketplace.
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