× Take our 30-second survey
The U.S. National Science Foundation and iDigBio are required to collect information on use of digitized collections-based specimen data. Please help us meet this requirement every time you use this search portal. Sustainability of the national digitization effort depends on evidence of data use! Maybe later.

Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishBrewster
LocalityRio Grande Between River Mile 690 And 710.
Latitude29.7822737
Longitude-102.5182986
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number23107
Collected ByGarrett, Gary
Date Collected1992-01-06

From Recordset

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
  • Data
  • Flags
  • Raw
Taxonomy
Scientific NameNotropis braytoni
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Cypriniformes | Cyprinidae | Notropis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCypriniformes
FamilyCyprinidae
GenusNotropis
Specific Epithetbraytoni
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByGarrett, Gary
Date Identified1992
Catalog Number23107
PreparationsFluid - 38
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:23107
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByGarrett, Gary
Field NumberGPG6-8JAN92
Date Collected1992-01-06
Year1992
Month1
Day6
Start Day of Year6
End Day of Year6
Collection RemarksSturgeon Survey
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyBrewster
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Texas | Brewster | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityRio Grande between river mile 690 and 710.
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Brewster
Decimal Latitude29.7822737
Decimal Longitude102.5182986
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters32230
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksAccording to IBWC the crossing at Boquillas Del Carmen is at river mile 776.79. Point is placed at midpoint of given range as measured downstream of crossing at Boquillas Del Carmen. Half of distance between range extents is added to the starting extent
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-20
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:23107
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=23107
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
specimen list