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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceKentucky
County/ParishRowan County
LocalityChristy Cr., Trib. Of Triplet Cr., Along Rt. 32; 4 Airmi. S Of Morehead; 1.9 Mi. S Of Hwy. 60
Latitude38.1858
Longitude-83.3542
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number64047
Collected ByCollector(s): Robert F. Denoncourt, D. C. Wallace
Date Collected1967-08-08

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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
RoleInformation Architect
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Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameEricymba buccata
Higher Classfication;
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
Classactinopterygii
Ordercypriniformes
Familycyprinidae
GenusEricymba
Specific Epithetbuccata
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByBruce A. Thompson
Date Identified1967-08-08T11:30
Previous IdentificationsEricymba buccata (accepted ID) identified by Bruce A. Thompson on 1967-08-08T11:30; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number64047
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=RFD 67-82
Preparationswhole organism (isopropanol)
Individual Count181
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:64047?seid=2168576
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Robert F. Denoncourt, D. C. Wallace
Date Collected1967-08-08T11:30
Verbatim Date Collected8/8/1967
Year1967
Month08
Day08
Sampling Protocol10 ft seine
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceKentucky
CountyRowan County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Kentucky, Rowan County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityChristy Cr., trib. of Triplet Cr., along Rt. 32; 4 airmi. S of Morehead; 1.9 mi. S of Hwy. 60
Verbatim LocalityChristy Cr., trib. of Triplet Cr., along Rt. 32; 4 airmi. S of Morehead; 1.9 mi. S of Hwy. 60
HabitatDepth: to 3 ft; Water body width: 40-60 ft
Decimal Latitude38.1858
Decimal Longitude-83.3542
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
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:64047?seid=2168576
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dwc:georeferenceSourcesunknown
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:eventRemarksAlso DCW 67-16. coordinates generated using ArcGIS by Rob Hopkins & Brooks Burr, SIU, 2008.
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:64047
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:64047
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
dwc:eventTime11:30
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