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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/ParishPutnam
LocalityHurricane Cr., 4.9 Mi. Above Mouth Near Frazier's Bottom
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number89787
Collected ByMichael Hoeft
Date Collected1983-08-02

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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.

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 NameRhinichthys cataractae
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Cypriniformes | Cyprinidae | Rhinichthys
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCypriniformes
FamilyCyprinidae
GenusRhinichthys
Specific Epithetcataractae
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number89787
Preparationswhole organism (isopropanol) - 19
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID3b11da2b-f472-11e6-8713-0050569523c7
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMichael Hoeft
Field NumberWVWR 571
Date Collected1983-08-02
Verbatim Date Collected2/8/1983
Year1983
Month8
Day2
Start Day of Year214
End Day of Year214
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceWest Virginia
CountyPutnam
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | West Virginia | Putnam County | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityHurricane Cr., 4.9 mi. above mouth near Frazier's Bottom
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | West Virginia | Putnam County | Hurricane Cr., 4.9 mi. above mouth near Frazier's Bottom
HabitatDepth: AVG 1 ft.; Water body width: AVG 30 ft.
Other
Languageen
Modified2018-03-01
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