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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishNueces
LocalityRansom Island
Latitude27.8680717
Longitude-97.1338993
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number34044
Collected ByZimmerman; Seagle
Date Collected1968-08-16

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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 NameAriopsis felis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Siluriformes | Ariidae | Ariopsis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderSiluriformes
FamilyAriidae
GenusAriopsis
Specific Epithetfelis
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identification RemarksArius felis became a synonym of Ariopsis felis
Catalog Number34044
Preparationsfluid - 1
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:34044
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByZimmerman; Seagle
Field Numberz34044
Date Collected1968-08-16
Year1968
Month8
Day16
Start Day of Year229
End Day of Year229
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyNueces
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Texas | Nueces | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityRansom Island
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Nueces
Decimal Latitude27.8680717
Decimal Longitude97.1338993
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters979
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksOriginal georeference from locality ID #18901
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-20
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:34044
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=34044
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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