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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryZambia
State/ProvinceLuapula
LocalityLuongo River At Bridge On Kashiba-mwenda Road
Latitude-10.4701
Longitude29.024499
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number91147
Collected ByCollector(s): Roger Bills, Alex Chilala, John P. Friel
Date Collected2005-10-01

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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
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
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
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePetrocephalus squalostoma
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Actinopterygii; Osteoglossiformes; Mormyridae; (Boulenger, 1915)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderOsteoglossiformes
FamilyMormyridae
GenusPetrocephalus
Specific Epithetsqualostoma
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByJohn P. Friel
Date Identified2005-10-01
Previous IdentificationsPetrocephalus squalostoma (accepted ID) identified by John P. Friel on 2005-10-01; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number91147
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=JPF 05-023
Preparationswhole organism (ethanol); tissue (95% ethanol)
Individual Count2
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:91147?seid=2142174
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Roger Bills, Alex Chilala, John P. Friel
Date Collected2005-10-01
Verbatim Date Collected2005-10-01
Year2005
Month10
Day01
End Day of Year274
Sampling Protocolshocker and seines
Locality
CountryZambia
State / ProvinceLuapula
Higher GeographyAfrica, Zambia, Luapula
ContinentAfrica
LocalityLuongo River at bridge on Kashiba-Mwenda road
Verbatim LocalityLuongo River at bridge on Kashiba-Mwenda road
Decimal Latitude-10.4701
Decimal Longitude29.024499
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-28 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-08-12 12:08:46.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:91147?seid=2142174
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:91147
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:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:91147
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
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