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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryFiji
State/ProvinceViti Levu
LocalitySand Bank Behind Barrier Reef Off Suva Point - In Lagoon
Latitude-18.1743333
Longitude178.4726667
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuit
Catalog Number4107
Collected ByGreenfield, David W; Longenecker, Ken; Cole, Kathleen S; Langston, L
Date Collected2002-02-01

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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 NameParascorpaena mossambica
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderScorpaeniformes
FamilyScorpaenidae
GenusParascorpaena
Specific Epithetmossambica
Scientific Name Authors(Peters, 1855)
Specimen
Identified ByGreenfield, David W
Catalog Number4107
Other Catalog NumbersKU 32934
PreparationsTissue - 100
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUIT
Occurrence ID087baf4c-6dcf-4ee6-aa27-d11d097d6ebc
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Fish Tissue Collection
Basis of RecordMaterialSample
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Associated Mediahttp://biimages.biodiversity.ku.edu/static/Ichthyology/originals/sp64568983009338809241.att.jpg
Collection Event
Collected ByGreenfield, David W; Longenecker, Ken; Cole, Kathleen S; Langston, L
Field NumberG02-27
Date Collected2002-02-01
Year2002
Month2
Day1
Locality
CountryFiji
State / ProvinceViti Levu
Higher GeographyPacific Ocean, Fiji, Viti Levu
ContinentPacific Ocean
LocalitySand bank behind barrier reef off Suva Point - in lagoon
Decimal Latitude-18.1743333
Decimal Longitude178.4726667
Maximum Depth in Meters1
Minimum Depth in Meters0
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Languageen
Modified2006-02-08 09:13:36.0
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:dynamicProperties39mm SL
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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