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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryFiji
State/ProvinceVanua Levu
LocalitySavuuna Point, Near Navatu Island On Reef South Of Delavalau
Latitude-16.9983333
Longitude-178.9705
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuit
Catalog Number4683
Collected ByGreenfield, David W; Longenecker, Ken; Langston, Ross C; Tang, Kevin L
Date Collected2002-03-21

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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 NameAtherinomorus lacunosus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderAtheriniformes
FamilyAtherinidae
GenusAtherinomorus
Specific Epithetlacunosus
Scientific Name Authors(Forster, 1801)
Specimen
Identified ByGreenfield, David W
Catalog Number4683
Other Catalog NumbersKU 31957
PreparationsTissue - 100
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUIT
Occurrence ID8cbba8c6-da97-46cd-9426-fd7ad4a1181e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Fish Tissue Collection
Basis of RecordMaterialSample
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Associated Mediahttp://biimages.biodiversity.ku.edu/static/Ichthyology/originals/sp6333896369205099237.att.jpg
Associated References2013. The Tree of Life and a New Classification of Bony Fishes. PLOS Currents: 1-45; 2015. Multi-locus fossil-calibrated phylogeny of Atheriniformes (Teleostei, Ovalentaria). Mol. Phylo. Evo.. 86: 8-23
Associated Sequenceshttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KM400687; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KM400837; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC825488; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KM400756; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KM401034; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC826337; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC827019; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KM401134; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC827441; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC828230; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC828642; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC828977; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KM401236; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC829465; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KM401332; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC830243; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC830844
Collection Event
Collected ByGreenfield, David W; Longenecker, Ken; Langston, Ross C; Tang, Kevin L
Field NumberG02-99
Date Collected2002-03-21
Year2002
Month3
Day21
Locality
CountryFiji
State / ProvinceVanua Levu
Higher GeographyPacific Ocean, Fiji, Vanua Levu
ContinentPacific Ocean
LocalitySavuuna Point, near Navatu Island on reef south of Delavalau
Decimal Latitude-16.9983333
Decimal Longitude-178.9705000
Maximum Depth in Meters4
Minimum Depth in Meters1
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-07-07 10:54:54.0
ID8cbba8c6-da97-46cd-9426-fd7ad4a1181e
dwc:georeferenceSourcesProvided georef
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:dynamicProperties66mm SL
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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