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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceCampeche
LocalityCampeche Banks, Campeche To Champoton
Latitude19.601832
Longitude-90.692752
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number19242
Collected ByHildebrand, H.
Date Collected1951-02-10

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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 NameBalistes capriscus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Tetraodontiformes | Balistidae | Balistes
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderTetraodontiformes
FamilyBalistidae
GenusBalistes
Specific Epithetcapriscus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number19242
Preparationsfluid - 1
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:19242
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByHildebrand, H.
Field NumberZ19242
Date Collected1951-02-10
Year1951
Month2
Day10
Start Day of Year41
End Day of Year41
Locality
CountryMexico
Country CodeMX
State / ProvinceCampeche
Higher GeographyNorth America | Mexico | Campeche | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCampeche Banks, Campeche to Champoton
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | Mexico | Campeche
Decimal Latitude19.601832
Decimal Longitude90.692752
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters35063
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksLocality could be anywhere along 67 km (42 mi) of coastline.
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-20
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:19242
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=19242
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:eventRemarkstrawler San Jacinto. Old coll. method: : Trawl
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