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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlabama
County/ParishMobile
LocalityEscatawpa River, At County Road 96, 12 Miles West Of Citronelle
Latitude31.085422
Longitude-88.375864
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuit
Catalog Number403
Collected ByWiley, Edward O; Moots, Kate A; Siegel-causey, Dustin
Date Collected1989-09-26

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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 NameAmmocrypta beanii
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyPercidae
GenusAmmocrypta
Specific Epithetbeanii
Scientific Name AuthorsJordan 1877
Specimen
Catalog Number403
Other Catalog NumbersKU 22898
PreparationsTissue - 100
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUIT
Occurrence IDdf065b21-3a9f-4725-a1b1-8e12abe8a116
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Fish Tissue Collection
Basis of RecordMaterialSample
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWiley, Edward O; Moots, Kate A; Siegel-Causey, Dustin
Field NumberEOW 89-33
Date Collected1989-09-26
Year1989
Month9
Day26
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceAlabama
CountyMobile
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States of America, Alabama, Mobile
ContinentNorth America
LocalityEscatawpa River, at County Road 96, 12 miles West of Citronelle
Decimal Latitude31.085422
Decimal Longitude-88.375864
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Languageen
Modified2011-04-13 10:29:57.0
IDdf065b21-3a9f-4725-a1b1-8e12abe8a116
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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