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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishAransas
LocalityLive Oak Point
Latitude28.1037344
Longitude-97.0190749
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number6583
Collected ByHubbs, C.; Et Al.
Date Collected1960-10-10

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https://integrativebio.utexas.edu/biodiversity-collections/collections/ichthyology-fish

The Ichthyology Collection of the Texas Natural History Collections is part of The University of Texas at Austin and includes over 60,000 lots (with over 1,000,000 specimens), most of which are “wet” collections preserved in 70% ethanol occupying 1,586 square feet, spread out over two rooms. We have a small selection of larval fish from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands maintained in 10% formalin and have just recently received over 1800 estimated new lots of larval samples from the Trinity River. Our skeletal collection contains 800 cleared and stained fish, as well as 425 dry skeletal preps. Many of the skeletal specimens originate from W. W. Dalquest and his students. We also have a tissue collection currently with over 1000 samples preserved in 100% ethanol frozen in liquid nitrogen. Our type collection includes 3 holotypes, 110 paratypes, and 1 allotype. Our holdings were collected between 1927 and present and there was a significant increase in collections during 1950–1980, mainly by Clark Hubbs and his students. In 1993 we acquired the collections of the University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute, totaling ~ 3,000 lots of ethanol preserved specimens from the Gulf of Mexico. Between 2000 and 2011 we acquired collections of ethanol preserved specimens from Midwestern University, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Lamar University. Our collection is rapidly growing and many of our incoming specimens come from Dean Hendrickson and his students, museum staff, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and various researchers.

Contacts

Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCyprinodon variegatus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Cyprinodontiformes | Cyprinodontidae | Cyprinodon
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCyprinodontiformes
FamilyCyprinodontidae
GenusCyprinodon
Specific Epithetvariegatus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number6583
PreparationsFluid - 215
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:6583
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByHubbs, C.; et al.
Field NumberQ-60-46
Date Collected1960-10-10
Year1960
Month10
Day10
Start Day of Year284
End Day of Year284
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyAransas
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Texas | Aransas | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityLive Oak Point
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Aransas
Decimal Latitude28.1037344
Decimal Longitude97.0190749
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1864
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksReplaced original georeference by moving point from inland of peninsula to water . Species data reflects presence of obligate marine species, therefore, assuming to be found in water as opposed to peninsula center. Can't find "Nine Mile Pond", so georefer
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-20
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:6583
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=6583
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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