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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 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 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 in 70% EtOH
Institution CodeAUM
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID266d539f-fb51-46e3-b92a-35d50e778b6a
Dataset NameAuburn University Museum Fish Collection
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
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
Decimal Latitude5.36333
Decimal Longitude-59.00111
Location ID76c79687-666d-44b6-bf19-24e0656f9a6f
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-02-04
ID266d539f-fb51-46e3-b92a-35d50e778b6a
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dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/aum/fish?id=28071
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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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