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Richard H. Backus* (1922-12-05 - 2012-09-16) person

Names for this agent

  • Dr. Richard Haven Backus
  • Richard H. Backus (preferred)
  • Dick Backus (aka)
  • Backus, R. H. (author)
  • R. H. Backus (second author)
  • RHB (abbreviation)

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Collecting Event Map

  • Actinopteri: Stomiidae (388 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Actinopterygii: Berycidae (1 record) in year 1973
  • Actinopterygii: Chaunacidae (5 records) in years 1970-1973
  • Actinopterygii: Epigonidae (8 records) in years 1965-1973
  • Actinopterygii: Gigantactinidae (20 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Actinopterygii: Himantolophidae (13 records) in years 1954-1973
  • Actinopterygii: Lophiidae (3 records) in years 1966-1972
  • Actinopterygii: Melanocetidae (58 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Actinopterygii: Mirapinnidae (5 records) in years 1966-1970
  • Actinopterygii: Ogcocephalidae (13 records) in years 1964-1971
  • Actinopterygii: Oneirodidae (50 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Actinopterygii: Ophichthidae (191 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Actinopterygii: Rondeletiidae (15 records) in years 1966-1974
  • Actinopterygii: [no family] (1 record) in year 1972
  • Amphibia: Bufonidae (18 records) in years 1949-1952
  • Amphibia: Ranidae (18 records) in years 1950-1951
  • Appendicularia: Oikopleuridae (1 record) in year 1970
  • Asteroidea: Astropectinidae (2 records) in years 1962-1964
  • Asteroidea: Benthopectinidae (4 records) in year 1964
  • Asteroidea: Freyellidae (1 record) in year 1964
  • Asteroidea: Goniasteridae (1 record) none known to year
  • Asteroidea: Porcellanasteridae (2 records) in year 1964
  • Asteroidea: Pseudarchasteridae (1 record) in year 1964
  • Asteroidea: Pterasteridae (1 record) in year 1962
  • Asteroidea: Solasteridae (1 record) none known to year
  • Aves: Emberizidae (1 record) in year 1965
  • Aves: Hydrobatidae (9 records) in year 1966
  • Aves: Rallidae (1 record) in year 1965
  • Bivalvia: Pholadidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Cephalopoda: Alloposidae (11 records) in years 1954-1964
  • Cephalopoda: Amphitretidae (3 records) in years 1962-1966
  • Cephalopoda: Ancistrocheiridae (5 records) in years 1962-1964
  • Cephalopoda: Argonautidae (4 records) in year 1964
  • Cephalopoda: Bathypolypodidae (3 records) in years 1954-1962
  • Cephalopoda: Brachioteuthidae (5 records) in years 1954-1964
  • Cephalopoda: Chiroteuthidae (12 records) in years 1939-1964
  • Cephalopoda: Cranchiidae (40 records) in years 1931-1971
  • Cephalopoda: Enoploteuthidae (43 records) in years 1961-1971
  • Cephalopoda: Gonatidae (4 records) in years 1962-1964
  • Cephalopoda: Histioteuthidae (13 records) in years 1954-1969
  • Cephalopoda: Joubiniteuthidae (1 record) in year 1964
  • Cephalopoda: Lycoteuthidae (7 records) in years 1962-1964
  • Cephalopoda: Magnapinnidae (1 record) in year 1961
  • Cephalopoda: Mastigoteuthidae (4 records) in years 1962-1963
  • Cephalopoda: Octopoteuthidae (7 records) in years 1962-1964
  • Cephalopoda: Ocythoidae (1 record) in year 1964
  • Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae (12 records) in years 1954-1970
  • Cephalopoda: Onychoteuthidae (3 records) in year 1964
  • Cephalopoda: Pyroteuthidae (42 records) in years 1931-1964
  • Cephalopoda: Sepiolidae (4 records) in years 1962-1964
  • Cephalopoda: Spirulidae (2 records) in years 1961-1966
  • Cephalopoda: Tremoctopodidae (5 records) in years 1964-1971
  • Cephalopoda: [no family] (54 records) in years 1954-1985
  • Chondrichthyes: Carcharhinidae (3 records) in year 1961
  • Chondrichthyes: Dalitidae (10 records) in years 1961-1971
  • Chondrichthyes: Squalidae (1 record) in year 1967
  • Cirripedia: [no family] (3 records) in years 1966-1971
  • Echinoidea: Aeropsidae (1 record) in year 1964
  • Echinoidea: Pourtalesiidae (1 record) in year 1964
  • Echinoidea: Strongylocentrotidae (1 record) in year 1962
  • Holothuroidea: [no family] (2 records) in years 1964-1970
  • Malacostraca: Cystiosomatidae (1 record) in year 1962
  • Malacostraca: Gammaridae (1 record) none known to year
  • Malacostraca: Geryonidae (1 record) in year 1967
  • Malacostraca: Grapsidae (1 record) in year 1966
  • Malacostraca: Hyperiidae (1 record) in year 1962
  • Malacostraca: Munidopsidae (1 record) none known to year
  • Malacostraca: Portunidae (5 records) in years 1966-1971
  • Malacostraca: [no family] (42 records) in years 1954-1972
  • Mammalia: Delphinidae (1 record) in year 1962
  • Mammalia: Vespertilionidae (2 records) in years 1953-1962
  • Mammalia: Ziphiidae (2 records) in years 1958-1961
  • Maxillopoda: [no family] (2 records) in years 1961-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Acanthuridae (57 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Acropomatidae (296 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Agonidae (1 record) in year 1951
  • Osteichthyes: Albulidae (2 records) in years 1971-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Alepisauridae (9 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Alepocephalidae (18 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Ammodytidae (1 record) in year 1948
  • Osteichthyes: Anarhichadidae (3 records) in year 1972
  • Osteichthyes: Anguillidae (154 records) in years 1962-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Anoplogastridae (26 records) in years 1962-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Anotopteridae (3 records) in years 1969-1972
  • Osteichthyes: Apogonidae (60 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Argentinidae (10 records) in years 1962-1972
  • Osteichthyes: Ariommatidae (20 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Aulostomidae (17 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Balistidae (29 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Bathyclupeidae (5 records) in years 1965-1966
  • Osteichthyes: Bathygadidae (2 records) in years 1966-1970
  • Osteichthyes: Bathylagidae (267 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Belonidae (1 record) in year 1966
  • Osteichthyes: Berycidae (4 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Bothidae (377 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Bramidae (91 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Callionymidae (40 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Caproidae (28 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Carangidae (146 records) in years 1960-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Caristiidae (21 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Centracanthidae (7 records) in years 1969-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Centrarchidae (1 record) in year 1952
  • Osteichthyes: Cepolidae (1 record) in year 1969
  • Osteichthyes: Ceratiidae (81 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Chaetodontidae (31 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Champsodontidae (1 record) in year 1971
  • Osteichthyes: Cheilodactylidae (1 record) in year 1971
  • Osteichthyes: Chiasmodontidae (137 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Chlopsidae (117 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Chlorophthalmidae (49 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Cirrhitidae (5 records) in years 1965-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Clupeidae (16 records) in years 1970-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Colocongridae (2 records) in years 1970-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Congridae (560 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Coryphaenidae (29 records) in years 1960-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Cottidae (5 records) in years 1948-1951
  • Osteichthyes: Cyclopteridae (18 records) in years 1948-1985
  • Osteichthyes: Cyematidae (31 records) in years 1967-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Cynoglossidae (25 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Cyprinidae (1 record) in year 1952
  • Osteichthyes: Dactylopteridae (19 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Derichthyidae (114 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Diodontidae (11 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Diretmidae (98 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Draconettidae (4 records) in years 1970-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Echeneidae (1 record) in year 1967
  • Osteichthyes: Eleotrididae (1 record) in year 1966
  • Osteichthyes: Elopidae (2 records) in years 1965-1970
  • Osteichthyes: Emmelichthyidae (3 records) in years 1970-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Engraulidae (25 records) in years 1960-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Epigonidae (58 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Eurypharyngidae (24 records) in years 1962-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Evermannellidae (222 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Fistulariidae (4 records) in years 1964-1966
  • Osteichthyes: Gadidae (3 records) in years 1951-1972
  • Osteichthyes: Gasterosteidae (1 record) in year 1948
  • Osteichthyes: Gempylidae (474 records) in years 1960-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Gerreidae (7 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Giganturidae (27 records) in years 1965-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Gobiidae (302 records) in years 1962-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Gonostomatidae (1639 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Grammicolepididae (9 records) in years 1966-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Haemulidae (1 record) in year 1966
  • Osteichthyes: Hemiramphidae (37 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Heterenchelyidae (21 records) in years 1970-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Holocentridae (12 records) in years 1965-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Istiophoridae (4 records) in years 1967-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Kyphosidae (5 records) in years 1964-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Labridae (97 records) in years 1948-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Lampridae (4 records) in years 1966-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Linophrynidae (26 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Lobotidae (1 record) in year 1964
  • Osteichthyes: Lophotidae (10 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Lotidae (12 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Lutjanidae (40 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Luvaridae (4 records) in years 1964-1970
  • Osteichthyes: Macroramphosidae (18 records) in years 1969-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Macrouridae (42 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Macrurocyttidae (11 records) in years 1965-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Malacanthidae (7 records) in years 1965-1966
  • Osteichthyes: Melamphaidae (908 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Merlucciidae (6 records) in years 1962-1967
  • Osteichthyes: Microdesmidae (12 records) in years 1966-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Microstomatidae (73 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Molidae (27 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Monacanthidae (59 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Moringuidae (32 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Mugilidae (7 records) in years 1963-1970
  • Osteichthyes: Mullidae (10 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Muraenidae (163 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Myctophidae (10158 records) in years 1953-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Nemichthyidae (310 records) in years 1953-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Neoceratiidae (1 record) in year 1967
  • Osteichthyes: Neoscopelidae (3 records) in years 1966-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Nettastomatidae (106 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Notosudidae (261 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Omosudidae (25 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Opisthoproctidae (104 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Oreosomatidae (2 records) in years 1961-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Osmeridae (3 records) in years 1948-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Ostraciidae (4 records) in years 1966-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Paralepididae (1319 records) in years 1951-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Paralichthyidae (52 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Percophidae (7 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Peristediidae (5 records) in years 1966-1972
  • Osteichthyes: Pholidae (1 record) in year 1948
  • Osteichthyes: Phosichthyidae (1 record) in year 1971
  • Osteichthyes: Phycidae (9 records) in years 1962-1972
  • Osteichthyes: Platytroctidae (100 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Pleuronectidae (20 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Polymixiidae (14 records) in years 1965-1967
  • Osteichthyes: Polynemidae (2 records) in year 1971
  • Osteichthyes: Pomacanthidae (47 records) in years 1955-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Pomacentridae (46 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Priacanthidae (12 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Radiicephalidae (2 records) in year 1970
  • Osteichthyes: Regalecidae (2 records) in years 1970-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Saccopharyngidae (2 records) in years 1970-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Salmonidae (7 records) in years 1948-1951
  • Osteichthyes: Scaridae (43 records) in years 1962-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Sciaenidae (2 records) in years 1961-1963
  • Osteichthyes: Scomberesocidae (5 records) in years 1964-1970
  • Osteichthyes: Scombridae (75 records) in years 1960-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Scombrolabracidae (61 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Scombropidae (1 record) in year 1966
  • Osteichthyes: Scopelarchidae (590 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Scophthalmidae (2 records) in year 1972
  • Osteichthyes: Scorpaenidae (150 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Serranidae (34 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Serrivomeridae (203 records) in years 1962-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Sparidae (7 records) in years 1969-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Sternoptychidae (1841 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Stomiidae (502 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Stylephoridae (31 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Symphysanodontidae (21 records) in years 1964-1967
  • Osteichthyes: Synaphobranchidae (79 records) in years 1964-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Syngnathidae (50 records) in years 1964-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Synodontidae (45 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Tetragonuridae (12 records) in years 1962-1972
  • Osteichthyes: Tetraodontidae (130 records) in years 1962-1974
  • Osteichthyes: Trachichthyidae (7 records) in years 1965-1971
  • Osteichthyes: Trachinidae (1 record) in year 1970
  • Osteichthyes: Trachipteridae (31 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Trichiuridae (46 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthyes: Triglidae (12 records) in years 1966-1972
  • Osteichthyes: Uranoscopidae (1 record) in year 1973
  • Osteichthyes: Xiphiidae (1 record) in year 1973
  • Osteichthyes: Zeidae (2 records) in years 1966-1970
  • Osteichthyes: undefinable (1 record) in year 1972
  • Osteichthyes: [no family] (12 records) in years 1965-1971
  • Osteichthys: Albulidae (7 records) in years 1965-1971
  • Osteichthys: Bregmacerotidae (255 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthys: Bythitidae (4 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthys: Carapidae (105 records) in years 1962-1974
  • Osteichthys: Centrolophidae (5 records) in years 1964-1969
  • Osteichthys: Exocoetidae (69 records) in years 1958-1973
  • Osteichthys: Melanonidae (57 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthys: Melanostomiidae (690 records) in years 1961-1974
  • Osteichthys: Moridae (16 records) in years 1966-1973
  • Osteichthys: Nomeidae (153 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Osteichthys: Ophidiidae (47 records) in years 1962-1973
  • Osteichthys: Parabrotulidae (1 record) in year 1972
  • Osteichthys: Sphyraenidae (2 records) in year 1965
  • Osteichthys: Stromateidae (2 records) in years 1962-1967
  • Osteichthys: Zoarcidae (9 records) in years 1951-1973
  • Osteichthys: [no family] (20 records) in years 1961-1973
  • Polychaeta: Alciopidae (2 records) in year 1961
  • Polychaeta: Tomopteridae (1 record) in year 1961
  • Polychaeta: [no family] (1 record) in year 1973
  • Reptilia: Emydidae (1 record) in year 1989
  • Reptilia: Iguanidae (3 records) in year 1954
  • Scyphozoa: Ulmaridae (1 record) in year 1972
  • Sipunculidea: Phascolionidae (1 record) in year 1973
  • undefinable: undefinable (10 records) in years 1962-1973
  • : Antennariidae (66 records) in years 1954-1974
  • : Astronesthidae (257 records) in years 1961-1974
  • : Cetomimidae (12 records) in years 1963-1973
  • : Chauliodontidae (408 records) in years 1961-1974
  • : Echeneididae (10 records) in years 1966-1973
  • : Gadiformes (12 records) in years 1966-1972
  • : Grammistidae (21 records) in years 1964-1971
  • : Idiacanthidae (148 records) in years 1961-1974
  • : Lampriformes (3 records) in years 1970-1972
  • : Liopropomatidae (7 records) in years 1965-1967
  • : Malacosteidae (198 records) in years 1953-1974
  • : Melanostomiatidae (19 records) in years 1964-1973
  • : Ophidiiformes (8 records) in years 1964-1973
  • : Perciformes (26 records) in years 1964-1973
  • : Photichthyidae (1741 records) in years 1961-1974
  • : Pleuronectiformes (14 records) in years 1964-1973
  • : Sp. (2 records) in years 1970-1971
  • : [no family] (101 records) in years 1961-1974

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