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Specimen Record

ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityUnspecified
Latitude39.5016670227
Longitude31.2511119843
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number52023
Collected ByCollector(s): L. Wood, M/v Bear
Date Collected1957-04-20

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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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Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
Name Laura Russell
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Name David Bloom
RoleCoordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
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Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCypselurus exsiliens
Higher Classfication; Exocoetidae;
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
Classactinopterygii
Orderbeloniformes
FamilyExocoetidae
GenusCypselurus
Specific Epithetexsiliens
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified1957-04-20
Previous IdentificationsCypselurus exsiliens (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 1957-04-20; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number52023
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=BEA-174-198
Preparationswhole organism (isopropanol)
Individual Count1
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:52023?seid=2148990
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): L. Wood, M/V Bear
Date Collected1957-04-20
Verbatim Date Collected20/4/1957
Year1957
Month04
Day20
End Day of Year110
Locality
Higher GeographyAtlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
Localityunspecified
Verbatim Localityunspecified
Decimal Latitude39.5016670227
Decimal Longitude31.2511119843
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-28 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-02-29 08:48:35.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:52023?seid=2148990
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:52023
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:eventRemarksIGN Bear 174, Station 198
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:52023
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
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