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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryBelize
LocalitySittee Point Towards False Sittee Point, Through Sittee River Plume
Latitude16.7708
Longitude-88.22
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuit
Catalog Number5797
Collected ByOrrell, Thomas M
Date Collected1999-07-05

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The University of Kansas Ichthyology frozen tissue collection continues to expand rapidly and has broad representation of both marine and freshwater fish diversity - 11,000 individual tissue samples from 2384 taxa (297 families and 1077 genera) and 38 countries (Australia, Belize, Ethiopia, Fiji, Nepal, Seychelles, South Africa and Tonga etc., as well as oceanic localities). The collections and the scope of research activities in the division continue to grow due to the ongoing activities of ichthyology staff and students.

The collection is used by national and international researchers as well as by state and federal agencies. The Division of Ichthyology is designated as a Regional Center in the Midwest and Great Plains Regions (Collette & Lachner 1976, Copeia 1976: 625-642; Poss and Collette 1995, Copeia 1995: 48-70) and is among the top twenty ichthyological collections in the country. Almost 60% of the specimens in the collection are from the Great Plains Region. The collection is an important resource for anyone interested in the region's fishes. The data concerning these faunas are not extensively duplicated by other ichthyological collections.

The tissue collection comprises tissue samples originally collected in liquid nitrogen, DMSO and ethanol and stored in state-of-the-art liquid nitrogen dewars at -170°C. The tissues are made up mostly of muscle tissue but also includes, liver and other internal organs, fin clips and whole specimens. A large proportion of our collection has vouchers held either at KU or at other collections. The provenance of these vouchers is indicated in the database

Contacts

Name Andrew Bentley
RoleCollection Manager
Emailabentley@ku.edu
Name Andrew Bentley
RoleCollection Manager
Emailabentley@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Andrew Bentley
RoleCollection Manager
Emailabentley@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePolydactylus sp.
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyPolynemidae
GenusPolydactylus
Specific Epithetsp.
Specimen
Identified ByOrrell, Thomas M
Catalog Number5797
PreparationsTissue - 100
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUIT
Occurrence ID42fade5e-5232-480b-8619-554ee2dd448a
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Fish Tissue Collection
Basis of RecordMaterialSample
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByOrrell, Thomas M
Field NumberNorthern VII-05-I
Date Collected1999-07-05
Year1999
Month7
Day5
Locality
CountryBelize
Higher GeographyNorth America, Belize
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySittee Point towards False Sittee Point, through Sittee River plume
Decimal Latitude16.7708
Decimal Longitude-88.2200
Maximum Depth in Meters18
Minimum Depth in Meters12
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Languageen
Modified2004-06-21 10:32:47.0
ID42fade5e-5232-480b-8619-554ee2dd448a
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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