3-History_of_Ichthyology

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 9/14/10 Quiz
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 9/14/10 ± Download, print (preferably also bind).  Douglas’s  Freshwater Fishes of Louisiana ± Assignment 1 is to do a 2 page description similar to  what is shown in Douglas. Assignment 1: 
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 9/14/10 Want it to look like this…but 
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 9/14/10 Get current names:  ± http://research.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/Ca talog/fishcatmain.asp Eschmeyer
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 9/14/10 ± Update a species in Douglas ± Tell me your preferred species ± Get a new picture ± Use distribution from Douglas, supplement if possible ± Update name and description ± List (Bib.) and print all source material Assignment1 : Due Sept.16
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 9/14/10 Taxonomy: The second oldest  ± According to the bible the first  man was a taxonomist (first a  farmer).  In Genesis 2:19, "God  brought them (all the beasts of the  field and the birds of the air) to the  man to see what he would name  them; and whatever the man called  each living creature, that was its  name". 
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 9/14/10 Aristotle ± Separated fish from marine  mammals ± Described 117 species of  Mediterranean fishes ± Soon after Pliny the Elder,  compiled what was known about  fishes (mostly Greek fishes) – no  major ichthyological work for more 
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 9/14/10 Carl von Linné (Linnaeus) ± Linneaus produced current  standard for classification. ± 10th addition of  Systema naturae,  is Y1 of taxonomy, published in  1758 (100 yrs, before the  Origin of  Species ) ± Invented binomial nomenclature  Genus species,  even latinized his 
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 9/14/10 Petrus Artedi –  The Father of Ichthyology ± Linneaus’ efforts (500 spp. described) on fish  classification based almost entirely on the work of Peter  Artedi.  Ichthyologia  sive Opera omnia de piscibus.   Artedi taught us how to describe fish species and layed  the foundation of their higher classification (Orders). ± Artedi died just before Linnaeus’s own status took off.   Some implement Linnaeus in the mysterious death of  Artedi.  Artedi drowned at the age of 30 (same age as  your professor!) drunk in a canal in Amsterdam.       Here lies poor Artedi, in foreign land pyx'd     Not a man nor a fish, but something betwixt,     Not a man, for his life among fishes he past,
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 9/14/10 ± The first complete list of fishes of the world ± Histoire naturelle de poissons  (1829-1849), in 24  volumes, described and consolidated all information  related to ichthyology to date, described many novel  species
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 9/14/10 Albert Günther ± Catalog of Fishes of the British Museum
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