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Specimen Record

ContinentAtlantic Ocean
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMassachusetts
LocalityMassachusetts Bay, Off Nahant.
Latitude42.4206556
Longitude-70.9067647
Institution CodeMcz
Collection CodeIch
Catalog NumberS-353
Collected ByLouis Agassiz

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The Museum of Comparative Zoology was founded in 1859 on the concept that collections are an integral and fundamental component of zoological research and teaching. This more than 150-year-old commitment remains a strong and proud tradition for the MCZ. The present-day MCZ contains over 21-million specimens in ten research collections which comprise one of the world's richest and most varied resources for studying the diversity of life. The museum serves as the primary repository for zoological specimens collected by past and present Harvard faculty-curators, staff and associates conducting research around the world. As a premier university museum and research institution, the specimens and their related data are available to researchers of the scientific and museum community.

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Name MCZ Harvard University
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Emailnone
Name Paul J. Morris
RoleBiodiversity Informatics Manager
Emailbdim@oeb.harvard.edu
Name Paul J. Morris
RoleBiodiversity Informatics Manager
Emailmole@oeb.harvard.edu
Name Linda S. Ford
RoleDirector of Collections Operations
Emaillford@oeb.harvard.edu
Name Brendan Haley
RoleSenior Database Manager
Emailbhaley@oeb.harvard.edu
Name President and Fellows of Harvard College
RolePresident and Fellows
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Name Brendan Haley
RoleSenior Database Manager
Emailbhaley@oeb.harvard.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameRaja ocellata
Higher ClassficationAnimalia Chordata Craniata Batomorphi Gnathostomata Chondrichthys Euselachii Rajiformes Rajidae Raja ocellata
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthys
OrderRajiformes
FamilyRajidae
GenusRaja
Specific Epithetocellata
Scientific Name AuthorsMitchill, 1815
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByKarsten E. Hartel
Catalog NumberS-353
Other Catalog Numbersfield number=LA:NAHANT1862; group number=38; previous number=MCZ 353-S
Preparationswhole animal (alcohol)
Individual Count1
Institution CodeMCZ
Collection CodeIch
Occurrence IDMCZ:Ich:S-353
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLouis Agassiz
Field NumberLA:NAHANT1862
Date Collected1862-01-01/1862-12-31
Verbatim Date Collected1862-1862
Start Day of Year0
Collection Remarksage class: adult; total length: 880mm
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceMassachusetts
Higher GeographyAtlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest: Gulf of Maine: United States: Massachusetts
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityMassachusetts Bay, off Nahant.
Verbatim LocalityNahant [Massachusetts Bay]
Decimal Latitude42.4206556
Decimal Longitude-70.9067647
Verbatim Latitude42.4206556d
Verbatim Longitude-70.9067647d
Georeference ProtocolBiogeomancer, Point Radius
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters4769
Geodetic DatumWGS 1984
Georeferenced ByAndrew D. Williston
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-01-13 14:49:27.0
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