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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/ParishClinton County
LocalitySalmon R. Near Plattsurg
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number21942
Collected ByCollector(s): Francis Hazen Wilson
Date Collected1952-09-26

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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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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePetromyzon marinus
Higher Classfication; Chordata; Cephalaspidomorphi; Petromyzontiformes; Petromyzontidae; Petromyzontinae;
Kingdomanimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassCephalaspidomorphi
OrderPetromyzontiformes
FamilyPetromyzontidae
GenusPetromyzon
Specific Epithetmarinus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByEdward C. Raney
Date Identified1952-09
Previous IdentificationsPetromyzon marinus (accepted ID) identified by Edward C. Raney on 1952-09; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number21942
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=Z21942
Preparationswhole organism (isopropanol)
Individual Count8
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:21942?seid=2147543
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Francis Hazen Wilson
Date Collected1952-09
Verbatim Date Collected0/9/1952
Year1952
Month09
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew York
CountyClinton County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, New York, Clinton County
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySalmon R. near Plattsurg
Verbatim LocalitySalmon R. near Plattsurg
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-28 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-10-28 10:32:58.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:21942?seid=2147543
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:21942
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:21942
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
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