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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryPeru
LocalityRio Pacaya (tributary To The Amazon River).
Latitude-5.524597
Longitude-74.932417
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number33107
Collected ByRivas, Luis
Date Collected1954-09-12

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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.

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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 NameArapaima gigas
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderOsteoglossiformes
FamilyOsteoglossidae
GenusArapaima
Specific Epithetgigas
Specimen
Catalog Number33107
PreparationsCT Scan - 1; EtOH - 1
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID78AD06FD-850A-4093-A4CF-C03317EA23E4
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByRivas, Luis
Field NumberZLRR33107
Date Collected1954-09-12
Year1954
Month9
Day12
Locality
CountryPeru
Higher GeographyPeru, South America
ContinentSouth America
LocalityRio Pacaya (tributary to the Amazon River).
Decimal Latitude-5.5245970
Decimal Longitude-74.9324170
Georeference ProtocolFishNet
Other
Modified2019-09-12 15:32:19.0
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