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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCuba
State/ProvinceProvincia La Habana
LocalityHavana Biltmore Yacht & Country Club; Jaimanitas
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number31441
Collected ByCollector(s): Bruce B. Collette
Date Collected1957-01-01

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The CUMV Fish Collection was established shortly after the founding of the university in 1865. Many of our earliest specimens were collected by well-known researchers such as David Starr Jordan, Carl Eigenmann, Charles Frederick Hartt and Seth Meek. By 1935, the collection contained only 3,000 lots, but during the following 35 years, Edward Raney and his students built the finest collection of eastern North American freshwater fishes in existence today. In Collette and Lachner's (1976) report on fish collections in the United States and Canada, the CUMV Fish Collection ranked thirteenth among all collections and fourth among National Resource Centers in North America. Although there is worldwide representation of both marine and freshwater species, the bulk of the collection is strongly representative of freshwater fishes from eastern North America and has formed the basis for numerous systematic works on the North American fish fauna. Much of the material is in large geographic series, and many sites have been sampled repeatedly through extended periods of time. Some specimens are from the original New York State Biological Survey (1926–1939). Many of our collections are from the highly industrialized Northeast and Middle Atlantic states and thus document earlier faunas in habitats now greatly altered, and we have repeated samples through time from many of these localities. The primary activities for the last several years has been collection building efforts directed toward African freshwater fishes.

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Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleProgrammer
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Name David Bloom
RoleCoordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
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Name Charles Dardia
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Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHolocentrus vexillarius
Higher Classfication; Chordata; Beryciformes; Holocentridae;
Kingdomanimalia
PhylumChordata
Classactinopterygii
OrderBeryciformes
FamilyHolocentridae
GenusHolocentrus
Specific Epithetvexillarius
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByBruce B. Collette
Date Identified1957-01-01
Previous IdentificationsHolocentrus vexillarius (accepted ID) identified by Bruce B. Collette on 1957-01-01; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number31441
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=BBC 296
Preparationsunknown
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:31441?seid=2179548
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Bruce B. Collette
Date Collected1957-01-01
Verbatim Date Collected1/1/1957
Year1957
Month01
Day01
End Day of Year1
Collection Remarks3 spec., gift to USNM, Aug. 1960.
Locality
CountryCuba
State / ProvinceProvincia La Habana
Higher GeographyWest Indies, Cuba, Provincia La Habana, Greater Antilles, Cuba
ContinentWest Indies
Island GroupGreater Antilles
IslandCuba
LocalityHavana Biltmore Yacht & Country Club; Jaimanitas
Verbatim LocalityHavana Biltmore Yacht & Country Club; Jaimanitas
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-28 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-10-28 10:32:58.0
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dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:dynamicPropertiesunformatted measurements=juv.
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