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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryGuyana
State/ProvincePotaro-siparuni
LocalityPotaro River, Beach On N Bank, Downstream Of Tumatumari Cataract
Latitude5.36333
Longitude-59.00111
Institution CodeAum
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number28071
Collected ByJ.w. Armbruster, M.h. Sabaj, M. Hardman
Date Collected1998-10-22

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The Fish Collection at the Auburn University Museum of Natural History has fishes from all over the world. The collection has particularly large holdings of fishes from the Southeastern US and South America. Approximately 750,000 preserved specimens in more than 72,000 lots are cataloged in the collection.

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 NamePorotergus gymnotus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Gymnotiformes | Apteronotidae | Porotergus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderGymnotiformes
FamilyApteronotidae
GenusPorotergus
Specific Epithetgymnotus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number28071
Preparations1 - 70% EtOH
Institution CodeAUM
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID266d539f-fb51-46e3-b92a-35d50e778b6a
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJ.W. Armbruster, M.H. Sabaj, M. Hardman
Field NumberGUY 98-20
Date Collected1998-10-22
Verbatim Date Collected22-Oct-98
Year1998
Month10
Day22
Start Day of Year295
End Day of Year295
Collection Remarksadditional specimens vouchered: INHS 49455 (1)
Locality
CountryGuyana
Country CodeGY
State / ProvincePotaro-Siparuni
Higher GeographySouth America | Guyana | Potaro-Siparuni | | | Essequibo River - Atlantic Ocean | |
ContinentSouth America
Water BodyEssequibo River - Atlantic Ocean
LocalityPotaro River, beach on N bank, downstream of Tumatumari cataract
Verbatim LocalitySouth America | Guyana | Potaro-Siparuni | Essequibo River - Atlantic Ocean | Potaro River, beach on N bank, downstream of Tumatumari cataract
Decimal Latitude5.36333
Decimal Longitude-59.00111
Location ID76c79687-666d-44b6-bf19-24e0656f9a6f
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified27:28.0
ID266d539f-fb51-46e3-b92a-35d50e778b6a
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/aum/fish?id=266d539f-fb51-46e3-b92a-35d50e778b6a
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dcterms:bibliographicCitation266d539f-fb51-46e3-b92a-35d50e778b6a. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource.do?r=aum_fish.
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licenseCC0
dwc:eventRemarksNight seine, 70% sand, 20% fine gravel, 5% bedrock, 5% silt. Additional specimens cataloged at INHS, one specimen each unless noted: Psectrogaster essequibensis, Acestrorhynchus microlepis, Hemigrammus analis, Hemigrammus cylindricus, Hydrolycus armatus,
dwc:eventID3726
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/8wk2-p21y
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