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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryVenezuela
State/ProvincePortuguesa
LocalityRio Las Marias
Latitude9.2
Longitude-69.7
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number82598
Collected ByAlexander Flecker; Et Al.
Date Collected2001-01-15

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https://www.cumv.cornell.edu/

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.

Contacts

Name Casey Dillman
RoleCurator of Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
Name Casey Dillman
RoleCurator of Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
Name David Bloom
RoleCoordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Casey Dillman
RoleCurator of Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAstyanax metae
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Characiformes | Characidae | Astyanax
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCharaciformes
FamilyCharacidae
GenusAstyanax
Specific Epithetmetae
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number82598
Preparationstissue (95% ethanol) - 1; whole organism (ethanol) - 2; tissue (95% ethanol) - 1
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID3ee0d4e7-f472-11e6-8713-0050569523c7
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByAlexander Flecker; et al.
Field NumberPBM 2001JAN15
Date Collected2001-01-15
Verbatim Date Collected15/1/2001
Year2001
Month1
Day15
Start Day of Year15
End Day of Year15
Locality
CountryVenezuela
Country CodeVE
State / ProvincePortuguesa
Higher GeographySouth America | Venezuela | Portuguesa | | | | |
ContinentSouth America
LocalityRio Las Marias
Verbatim LocalitySouth America | Venezuela | Portuguesa | Rio Las Marias
Decimal Latitude9.2
Decimal Longitude-69.7
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeferenced ByFish Herder
Other
Languageen
Modified2018-03-22
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