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Specimen Record

ContinentPacific Ocean
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorthern Mariana Islands
County/ParishSaipan
LocalityReef Steps Near Tank Beach, E Side Of Island
Latitude15.1775
Longitude145.7847
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuit
Catalog Number5498
Collected ByBentley, Andrew C; Moots, Kate A; Heemstra, Phillip C; Heemstra, Elaine
Date Collected2003-05-16

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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 NameAcanthurus triostegus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyAcanthuridae
GenusAcanthurus
Specific Epithettriostegus
Scientific Name Authors(Linnaeus, 1758)
Specimen
Identified ByHeemstra, Phillip C
Catalog Number5498
Other Catalog NumbersKU 32449
PreparationsTissue - 100
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUIT
Occurrence ID2de4a451-f49b-49d8-a861-ed5250a63b1d
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Fish Tissue Collection
Basis of RecordMaterialSample
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Associated Mediahttp://biimages.biodiversity.ku.edu/static/Ichthyology/originals/sp61897114429076620953.att.jpg
Associated References2013. The Tree of Life and a New Classification of Bony Fishes. PLOS Currents: 1-45
Associated Sequenceshttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KF929569; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC829666; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC831186
Collection Event
Collected ByBentley, Andrew C; Moots, Kate A; Heemstra, Phillip C; Heemstra, Elaine
Field NumberACB 03-04
Date Collected2003-05-16
Year2003
Month5
Day16
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceNorthern Mariana Islands
CountySaipan
Higher GeographyPacific Ocean, United States of America, Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan
ContinentPacific Ocean
LocalityReef steps near Tank beach, E side of Island
Decimal Latitude15.1775
Decimal Longitude145.7847
Maximum Depth in Meters1
Minimum Depth in Meters1
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Languageen
Modified2006-02-16 09:17:25.0
ID2de4a451-f49b-49d8-a861-ed5250a63b1d
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:dynamicProperties78mm SL
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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