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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/ParishEssex County
LocalityClear Pond At Blue Ridge
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number37635
Collected ByCollector(s): Dwight A. Webster
Date Collected1961-05-19

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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
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Name David Bloom
RoleCoordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
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Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSalvelinus namaycush
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Actinopterygii; Salmoniformes; Salmonidae; (Walbaum in Artedi, 1792)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderSalmoniformes
FamilySalmonidae
GenusSalvelinus
Specific Epithetnamaycush
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByDwight A. Webster
Date Identified1961-05-19
Previous IdentificationsSalvelinus namaycush (accepted ID) identified by Dwight A. Webster on 1961-05-19; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number37635
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=DAW 61MAY19
Preparationsunknown
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:37635?seid=2181039
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Dwight A. Webster
Date Collected1961-05-19
Verbatim Date Collected19/5/1961
Year1961
Month05
Day19
End Day of Year139
Collection Remarks16 spec., discarded Aug 26, 1965. Note: 6 (2 unreadable words), 17-18', not included in collection - see notes & scale samples - DAW.
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew York
CountyEssex County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, New York, Essex County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityClear Pond at Blue Ridge
Verbatim LocalityClear Pond at Blue Ridge
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:37635?seid=2181039
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:dynamicPropertiesunformatted measurements=dwarf variety
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:37635
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
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