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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryCentral African Republic
State/ProvinceBasse-kotto
LocalityPurchased From Fishermen In Mobaye
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number91863
Collected ByCollector(s): Roger Bills, John P. Friel, Duncan T. Reid
Date Collected2006-02-27

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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 NameLabeo sorex
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Actinopterygii; Cypriniformes; Cyprinidae; Nichols and Griscom, 1917
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCypriniformes
FamilyCyprinidae
GenusLabeo
Specific Epithetsorex
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByJohn P. Friel
Date Identified2006-02-27
Previous IdentificationsLabeo sorex (accepted ID) identified by John P. Friel on 2006-02-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number91863
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=JPF 06-007
Preparationsskeleton (dry); tissue (95% ethanol)
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:91863?seid=2142290
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Roger Bills, John P. Friel, Duncan T. Reid
Date Collected2006-02-27/2006-03-01
Verbatim Date Collected2006-02-27-2006-03-01
Sampling Protocolpurchased
Collection RemarksVoucher # JPF 0536
Locality
CountryCentral African Republic
State / ProvinceBasse-Kotto
Higher GeographyAfrica, Central African Republic, Basse-Kotto
ContinentAfrica
LocalityPurchased from fishermen in Mobaye
Verbatim LocalityPurchased from fishermen in Mobaye
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-28 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-07-16 11:44:39.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:91863?seid=2142290
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:91863
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:91863
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
dwc:eventTime2006-02-27/2006-03-01
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