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Fishes collected in the Philippine Islands by Maj. Edgar A. Mearns, surgeon, U. S. Army

Author:
Evermann, Barton Warren
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1906
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 31(1491): 505-512, 4 figs..
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.31-1491.505
Topic:
Natural History
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

On a collection of fishes from the Philippine Islands, made by Maj. Edgar A.Mearns, surgeon, U. S. Army, with descriptions of seven new species

Author:
Seale, Alvin
Bean, Barton A.
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1907
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 33(1568): 229-248, 8 figs..
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.33-1568.229
Topic:
Natural History
Data source:
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Notes on a collection of fishes made by Dr. Edgar A. Mearns from rivers tributary to the Gulf of California

Author:
Snyder, John Otterbein
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1915
Citation:
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 49(2125): 573-586, 1 fig., 2 pls..
Doi:
10.5479/si.00963801.49-2125.573
Topic:
Natural History
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Xyrauchen texanus

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Preparation:
Dry Osteological Specimen
Specimen Notes
Prep Count:
1
1
Place:
No Data
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Part skull.
Record Last Modified:
9 Jun 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Catostomidae Catostominae
Published Name:
Xyrauchen texanus
USNM Number:
110128
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Apogon

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Radiograph
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Zamboanga, Philippines, Philippines, Pacific
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
30 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Apogonidae Apogoninae
Published Name:
Apogon
Accession Number:
046985
USNM Number:
57964
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Sphaeramia orbicularis

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Radiograph
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Zamboanga, Philippines, Philippines, Pacific
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
30 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Apogonidae Apogoninae
Published Name:
Sphaeramia orbicularis
Accession Number:
046985
USNM Number:
57954
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Sphaeramia orbicularis

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Polyester
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Zamboanga, Philippines, Philippines, Pacific
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
30 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Apogonidae Apogoninae
Published Name:
Sphaeramia orbicularis
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 57954
USNM Number:
RAD105107
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Apogon

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Acetate
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Zamboanga, Philippines, Philippines, Pacific
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
30 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Apogonidae Apogoninae
Published Name:
Apogon
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 57964
USNM Number:
RAD105127
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Xyrauchen texanus

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Preparation:
Dry Osteological Specimen
Specimen Notes
Prep Count:
1
1
Place:
Verde River at Fort Verde, Arizona, Arizona, United States, North America
Collection Date:
Apr 1884
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
dried fins; originally ident. as Catostomus cypho
Record Last Modified:
9 Jun 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Catostomidae Catostominae
Published Name:
Xyrauchen texanus
USNM Number:
381331
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Amia calva

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Preparation:
Dry Osteological Specimen
Specimen Notes
Prep Count:
1
1
Place:
Florida. Kissimmee River, Florida, United States, North America
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Fish bone ledger no. 26213; skull.
Record Last Modified:
9 Jun 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Amiiformes Amiidae
Published Name:
Amia calva
Other Numbers:
Bone Ledger Number : 26213
USNM Number:
260344
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Atractosteus spatula

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Preparation:
Dry Osteological Specimen
Specimen Notes
Prep Count:
2
1
Place:
Florida. Kissimmee., Florida, United States, North America
Specimen Count:
2
Notes:
Fish bone ledger no. 26214; skulls.
Record Last Modified:
9 Jun 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Actinopterygii Actinopterygii Semionotiformes Semionotiformes Lepisosteidae Lepisosteidae
Published Name:
Atractosteus spatula
Lepisosteus spatula
Other Numbers:
Bone Ledger Number : 26214
USNM Number:
260361
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Balaeniceps rex

Collector:
DR. Edgar A. Mearns
Preparation:
Skin: Mounted
Skeleton: Partial
Remarks:
trunk
Sex:
Female
Place:
Bahr El Ghazal, Bahr Al Ghazal, Sudan, Africa
Collection Date:
7 Mar 1910
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Mounted skin cataloged as USNM 216074, trunk skeleton as USNM 19969.
Record Last Modified:
2 Oct 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Aves Ciconiiformes Balaenicipitidae
Published Name:
Balaeniceps rex
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 18638
Other Catalog Number : 19969
USNM Number:
216074
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Gobius calderae

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Radiograph
Illustration
Prep Count:
1
1
Remarks:
Scanned by Mary Y. Whittle/Lisa F. Palmer July 1999.
Type Status:
Type
Place:
Phiippine Islands: Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Collection Date:
1904
Specimen Count:
3
Notes:
255 004 specimens previously listed in ledger.
Record Last Modified:
6 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiinae
Published Name:
Gobius calderae
USNM Number:
55625
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Rhinogobius similis

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Acetate
Radiograph Note Paper
Prep Count:
2
0
Remarks:
As of November 2015 film is embedded within radiograph note paper.
As of November 2015 film is embedded within radiograph note paper.
Place:
P.I.: Luzon, Bagvio Benguet, Philippines, Pacific
Collection Date:
May 1907
Specimen Count:
2
Record Last Modified:
4 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Gobiidae Gobionellinae
Published Name:
Rhinogobius similis
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 143819
USNM Number:
RAD108545
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Gobius calderae

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Acetate
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Phiippine Islands: Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Collection Date:
1904
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Radiograph is of a type; The Smithsonian NMNH Division of Fishes uses the convention of maintaining the original species name for type specimens designated at the time of description. The currently accepted name for this species is Istigobius ornatus.
Record Last Modified:
5 Oct 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiinae
Published Name:
Gobius calderae
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 55625
USNM Number:
RAD102388
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Salarias zamboangae Evermann & Seale

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Polyester
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Phiippine Islands: Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Collection Date:
1904
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Radiograph is of a holotype; The Smithsonian NMNH Division of Fishes uses the convention of maintaining the original species name for type specimens designated at the time of description. The currently accepted name for this species is Istiblennius dussumieri.
Record Last Modified:
6 Oct 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Blenniidae Salariinae
Published Name:
Salarias zamboangae Evermann & Seale
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 55623
USNM Number:
RAD102494
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Salarias zamboangae Evermann & Seale

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Polyester
Prep Count:
1
Place:
Phiippine Islands: Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Collection Date:
1904
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Radiograph is of a holotype; The Smithsonian NMNH Division of Fishes uses the convention of maintaining the original species name for type specimens designated at the time of description. The currently accepted name for this species is Istiblennius dussumieri.
Record Last Modified:
26 Oct 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Blenniidae Salariinae
Published Name:
Salarias zamboangae Evermann & Seale
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 55623
USNM Number:
RAD102860
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Gobius calderae

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Acetate
Radiograph Note Paper
Prep Count:
1
0
Remarks:
As of November 2015 film is embedded within radiograph note paper.
As of November 2015 film is embedded within radiograph note paper.
Place:
Phiippine Islands: Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Collection Date:
1904
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Radiograph is of a type; The Smithsonian NMNH Division of Fishes uses the convention of maintaining the original species name for type specimens designated at the time of description. The currently accepted name for this species is Istigobius ornatus.
Record Last Modified:
5 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiinae
Published Name:
Gobius calderae
Other Numbers:
Catalog Number : USNM 55625
USNM Number:
RAD109243
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Salarias zamboangae Evermann & Seale

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Photograph
Radiograph
Prep Count:
1
2
Type Status:
Holotype
Place:
Phiippine Islands: Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Collection Date:
1904
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
2 of orig. 3 specs. recat. as usnm 291687 (paratypes). drawn. probably cataloged in 1906 and collected in caldera bay. 72.2 mm tl.
Record Last Modified:
26 Oct 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Actinopterygii Actinopterygii Perciformes Perciformes Blenniidae Blenniidae Salariinae Salariinae
Published Name:
Salarias zamboangae Evermann & Seale
Istiblennius dussumieri
Accession Number:
045935
USNM Number:
55623
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Rhinogobius similis

Collector:
Dr. Edgar A. Mearns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific
Preparation:
Glycerin with Bone Stain
Scanning Electron Microphotograph
Prep Count:
2
2
Place:
P.I.: Luzon, Bagvio Benguet, Philippines, Pacific
Collection Date:
May 1907
Specimen Count:
44
Notes:
Ledger states 93 spms but there are only 2 c + s and 38 etoh located in collection plus 4 on loan leaving 49 spms unaccounted for as of may/1998. sem - box 1, stub 9 = right lower pharyngeal jaw of 53.9 mm sl male. sem - box 1, stub 10 = right lower pharyngeal jaw (right over left) of 46.2 mm sl female.
Record Last Modified:
4 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Actinopterygii Actinopterygii Perciformes Perciformes Gobiidae Gobiidae Gobionellinae Gobionellinae
Published Name:
Rhinogobius similis
Tukugobius carpenteri
Accession Number:
047782
USNM Number:
143819
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