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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/ParishHenderson County
LocalityMills R., 5.5 Mi. S Of Avery Cr. On Rt. 191 At Mills River (town)
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number9980
Collected ByCollector(s): Ernest A. Lachner, Edward C. Raney
Date Collected1940-04-04

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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
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Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameEtheostoma blennioides
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Actinopterygii; Perciformes; Percidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyPercidae
GenusEtheostoma
Specific Epithetblennioides
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByEdward C. Raney
Date Identified1940-04-04T12:10
Previous IdentificationsEtheostoma blennioides (accepted ID) identified by Edward C. Raney on 1940-04-04T12:10; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number9980
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=ECR 0730
Preparationswhole organism (isopropanol)
Individual Count1
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:9980?seid=2173454
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Ernest A. Lachner, Edward C. Raney
Date Collected1940-04-04T12:10
Verbatim Date Collected4/4/1940
Year1940
Month04
Day04
Sampling Protocol10 ft seine
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNorth Carolina
CountyHenderson County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, North Carolina, Henderson County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityMills R., 5.5 mi. S of Avery Cr. on Rt. 191 at Mills River (town)
Verbatim LocalityMills R., 5.5 mi. S of Avery Cr. on Rt. 191 at Mills River (town)
HabitatDepth: to 2 ft; Water body width: 80-100 ft
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-28 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-10-28 10:32:58.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
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