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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryBrazil
LocalityOff Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Latitude-23.4
Longitude-43.6
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number184967
Collected ByN. Oc. Prof. W. Besnard
Date Collected1970-05-26

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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 NameRaneya brasiliensis
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderOphidiiformes
FamilyOphidiidae
GenusRaneya
Specific Epithetbrasiliensis
Specimen
Catalog Number184967
PreparationsEtOH - 2
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDA58499F4-5048-48CC-BAD7-1EB0A44F2638
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByN. Oc. Prof. W. Besnard
Field NumberZPWB184967
Date Collected1970-05-26
Year1970
Month5
Day26
Locality
CountryBrazil
Higher GeographyBrazil, Atlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityOff Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Decimal Latitude-23.4000000
Decimal Longitude-43.6000000
Georeference ProtocolGPS_loran
Other
Modified2013-02-08 17:04:22.0
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