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Specimen Record

ContinentCaribbean Sea
CountryVirgin Islands (usa)
State/ProvinceSt. Croix
LocalityPurchased At Frederiksted Fish Market.
Latitude17.7083333
Longitude-64.8836111
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number181009
Collected ByJelks, Howard; Smith-vaniz, William
Date Collected2011-05-27

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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 NameDecapterus macarellus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyCarangidae
GenusDecapterus
Specific Epithetmacarellus
Specimen
Catalog Number181009
Preparationstissue - 1; tissue - 1; tissue - 1; tissue - 1more than 4 prep types
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDA1E7D661-5825-498A-857B-0245D0AE954E
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJelks, Howard; Smith-Vaniz, William
Field NumberHLJ2011-17
Date Collected2011-05-27
Year2011
Month5
Day27
Locality
CountryVirgin Islands (USA)
State / ProvinceSt. Croix
Higher GeographySt. Croix, Virgin Islands (USA), Caribbean Sea
ContinentCaribbean Sea
LocalityPurchased at Frederiksted Fish Market.
Decimal Latitude17.7083333
Decimal Longitude-64.8836111
Georeference ProtocolGPS_loran
Other
Modified2011-06-28 14:33:46.0
IDA1E7D661-5825-498A-857B-0245D0AE954E
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
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