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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryGuyana
State/ProvinceDemerara-mahaica
LocalityDemerara River, Land Of Canaan, 11.8 Mi Ssw Georgetown, Bearing 213°, Off Hwy To Airport.muddy Banks Of Demerara And Mouth Of Canal Below Stopoff.
Latitude6.64417
Longitude-58.19611
Institution CodeAum
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number27885
Collected ByJ.w. Armbruster, M.h. Sabaj, M. Hardman, J.h. Knouft, E Schmidt, Petersen
Date Collected1998-10-14

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The fish collection at Auburn University is among the most important collections of fishes from the southeastern United States. Currently, over 700,000 preserved specimens in over 60,000 lots are cataloged in the collection and at least ten thousand more lots await cataloging.

Contacts

Name David Werneke
RoleCollections Manager
Emailwernedc@auburn.edu
Name David Werneke
RoleCollections Manager
Emailwernedc@auburn.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleProgrammer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleCoordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Jonathon Armbruster
RoleCurator of Fishes
Emailarmbrjw@mail.auburn.edu
Name David Werneke
RoleCollections Manager
Emailwernedc@auburn.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameColomesus psittacus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Tetraodontiformes | Tetraodontidae | Colomesus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderTetraodontiformes
FamilyTetraodontidae
GenusColomesus
Specific Epithetpsittacus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number27885
Preparations21 in 70% EtOH
Institution CodeAUM
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDc033b13c-8cd0-470b-9c8f-f7c1510a462d
Dataset NameAuburn University Museum Fish Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJ.W. Armbruster, M.H. Sabaj, M. Hardman, J.H. Knouft, E Schmidt, Petersen
Field NumberGUY 98-3
Date Collected1998-10-14
Year1998
Month10
Day14
Start Day of Year287
End Day of Year287
Collection Remarksadditional specimens vouchered: INHS 49019 (21), University of Georgetown (2)
Locality
CountryGuyana
Country CodeGY
State / ProvinceDemerara-Mahaica
Higher GeographySouth America | Guyana | Demerara-Mahaica | | | Atlantic Ocean | |
ContinentSouth America
Water BodyAtlantic Ocean
LocalityDemerara River, Land of Canaan, 11.8 mi SSW Georgetown, bearing 213°, off hwy to airport.Muddy banks of Demerara and mouth of canal below stopoff.
Verbatim LocalitySouth America | Guyana | Demerara-Mahaica | Atlantic Ocean
Decimal Latitude6.64417
Decimal Longitude-58.19611
Location ID339e3a0d-007a-4255-9d08-aed187c1d526
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-02-04
IDc033b13c-8cd0-470b-9c8f-f7c1510a462d
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dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/aum/fish?id=27885
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:eventRemarksVery muddy. Additional specimens cataloged at INHS, 1 specimen each: Curimata cyprinoides (49010), Ctenobrycon spilurus (49011), Selanaspis passany (49013), Platystacus cotylephorus (49015), Agonostomus monticola (49022), and Anableps anableps (49016).
dwc:eventID3716
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/8wk2-p21y
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