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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryGabon
LocalityCa 1500 Mi Due W Of Libreville, Gabon, Africa
Latitude0.9316667
Longitude-18.1430556
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number231939
Collected ByR/v Gilliss
Date Collected1973-08-22

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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 NameExocoetus volitans
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderBeloniformes
FamilyExocoetidae
GenusExocoetus
Specific Epithetvolitans
Specimen
Catalog Number231939
Other Catalog NumbersUMML 31939
PreparationsIsOH - 1
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID2309B497-CAB2-4725-9F71-0B651CF4D3D7
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByR/V Gilliss
Field NumberGS101
Date Collected1973-08-22
Year1973
Month8
Day22
Locality
CountryGabon
Higher GeographyGabon, Atlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityCa 1500 mi due W of Libreville, Gabon, Africa
Decimal Latitude0.9316667
Decimal Longitude-18.1430556
Maximum Depth in Meters0
Minimum Depth in Meters5312 m
Other
Modified1998-10-13 15:10:36.0
ID2309B497-CAB2-4725-9F71-0B651CF4D3D7
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:eventRemarksGillis Cruise GS 7309. -RH Robins/December2006
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