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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/ParishOswego County
LocalityOneida L., Billington Bay
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number39064
Collected ByCollector(s): R. E. James, E. Hayes
Date Collected1940-07-24

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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
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Name David Bloom
RoleCoordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
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Name Charles Dardia
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Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameIctalurus nebulosus
Higher Classfication; Chordata; Siluriformes; Ictaluridae;
Kingdomanimalia
PhylumChordata
Classactinopterygii
OrderSiluriformes
FamilyIctaluridae
GenusIctalurus
Specific Epithetnebulosus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByW. P. Davis
Date Identified1940-07-24T13:30
Previous IdentificationsIctalurus nebulosus (accepted ID) identified by W. P. Davis on 1940-07-24T13:30; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number39064
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=REJA 40-43
Preparationswhole organism (isopropanol)
Individual Count2
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:39064?seid=2163620
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): R. E. James, E. Hayes
Date Collected1940-07-24T13:30
Verbatim Date Collected24/7/1940
Year1940
Month07
Day24
Sampling Protocol30 ft bag seine
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew York
CountyOswego County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, New York, Oswego County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityOneida L., Billington Bay
Verbatim LocalityOneida L., Billington Bay
HabitatDepth: to 3 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:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:eventRemarksOrig. # REJ 43.
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:39064
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:39064
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
dwc:eventTime13:30
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