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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryVenezuela
State/ProvinceTerritorio Federal Delta Amacuro
LocalityRio Orinoco, River Channel Near Town Of El Torro, 97 Naut. Mi. Upstream From Sea Buoy
Latitude8.5333
Longitude-61.4833
Institution CodeFmnh
Collection CodeFishes
Catalog Number97090
Collected ByJ. N. Baskin, J. G. Lundberg
Date Collected1978-02-21

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Established in 1894, The Field Museum fish collection now contains more than 1,700,000 specimens, 130,000 lots, 10,000 species, 4,500 tissuesamples, 3,500 skeletons, 1,400 nominal types, and 450 families. Specimens range from the lobe-finned Coelacanth and lungfishes, to a diversity of freshwater catfishes and cichlids, to charismatic reef fishes such as the amazing Slingjaw Wrasse and venomous Red Lionfish.

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Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Kevin Swagel
RoleCollections Staff
Emailkswagel@fieldmuseum.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
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Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameRhabdolichops caviceps
Higher ClassficationAnimalia Chordata Actinopterygii Gymnotiformes Sternopygidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderGymnotiformes
FamilySternopygidae
GenusRhabdolichops
Specific Epithetcaviceps
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number97090
Individual Count8
Institution CodeFMNH
Collection CodeFishes
Occurrence ID22940736-939f-4b9e-bb80-f9276e34266c
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. N. Baskin, J. G. Lundberg
Field NumberJGL-49-78
Date Collected1978-02-21
Year1978
Month2
Day21
Start Day of Year21
End Day of Year21
Locality
CountryVenezuela
State / ProvinceTerritorio Federal Delta Amacuro
Higher GeographySouth America, Venezuela, Territorio Federal Delta Amacuro: Rio Orinoco, river channel near town of El Torro, 97 naut. mi. upstream from sea buoy
ContinentSouth America
Water BodyOrinoco
LocalityRio Orinoco, river channel near town of El Torro, 97 naut. mi. upstream from sea buoy
Decimal Latitude8.5333
Decimal Longitude-61.4833
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-2-7T16:12:04.000CMT
ID22940736-939f-4b9e-bb80-f9276e34266c
dwc:datasetIDfishes-09-apr-2019
dwc:collectionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/zdsi-36ka
dcterms:rightsHolderThe Field Museum of Natural History
dcterms:accessRightshttps://www.fieldmuseum.org/field-museum-natural-history-conditions-and-suggested-norms-use-collections-data-and-images
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeFMNH
dwc:organismID675947
dwc:institutionIDhttp://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34795
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