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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishCameron
LocalitySouth Padre Island, 1km North Of Convention Center
Latitude26.1487179
Longitude-97.1742045
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number36913
Collected ByBio 4404/5507
Date Collected1997-10-08

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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 NameEucinostomus argenteus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Perciformes | Gerreidae | Eucinostomus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyGerreidae
GenusEucinostomus
Specific Epithetargenteus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number36913
PreparationsFluid - 15
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:36913
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByBIO 4404/5507
Field Numberz33493
Date Collected1997-10-08
Year1997
Month10
Day8
Start Day of Year281
End Day of Year281
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyCameron
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Texas | Cameron | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySouth Padre Island, 1km north of Convention Center
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Cameron
Decimal Latitude26.1487179
Decimal Longitude97.1742045
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters552
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksThe location was set at 1 km distance from the convention center at heading 350, with the extent of the location set at 540 meters. This extent size encompasses ~1 km of area including the eastern edge of the island to the western edge of the mud flats, l
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-20
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:36913
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=36913
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:eventRemarksFB Reference: (3) 8 October 1997.
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