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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryTanzania
State/ProvinceMorogoro District
LocalityDivue River Above & Below Falls Along Road From Dumila To Turiani
Latitude-6.1741
Longitude37.5833
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number93768
Collected ByCollector(s): John P. Friel, Samwel Limbu, George Kazumbe, Alfred W. Thomson, Thomas R. Vigliotta

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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
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Name David Bloom
RoleCoordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
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Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameChiloglanis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Actinopterygii; Siluriformes; Mochokidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderSiluriformes
FamilyMochokidae
GenusChiloglanis
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByThomas R. Vigliotta
Date Identified2007-09-24T14:00
Previous IdentificationsChiloglanis (accepted ID) identified by Thomas R. Vigliotta on 2007-09-24T14:00; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number93768
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=JPF-07-020
Preparationstissue (95% ethanol); unknown; whole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count11
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:93768?seid=2141832
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): John P. Friel, Samwel Limbu, George Kazumbe, Alfred W. Thomson, Thomas R. Vigliotta
Date Collected2007-09-24T14:00/2007-09-24T16:00
Verbatim Date Collected2007-09-24T14:00-2007-09-24T16:00
Sampling Protocoldipnets, electrofisher, seines
Locality
CountryTanzania
State / ProvinceMorogoro District
Higher GeographyAfrica, Tanzania, Morogoro District
ContinentAfrica
LocalityDivue River above & below falls along road from Dumila to Turiani
Verbatim LocalityDivue River above & below falls along road from Dumila to Turiani
Decimal Latitude-6.1741
Decimal Longitude37.5833
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-28 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-18 23:56:06.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:93768?seid=2141832
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dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:93768
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dwc:georeferenceSourcesunknown
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:93768
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:eventTime2007-09-24T14:00/2007-09-24T16:00
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