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Ichthyology 17845 MCZ Ichthyology
 Pellona bleekeriana
Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic, Western Central, Caribbean Sea
0/0/0-0/0/0 (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
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Pellona bleekeriana Poey, 1867
Animalia Chordata Craniata Otocephala Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Clupeomorpha Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Pellona bleekeriana
Identified by Luis Howell-Rivero
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Howell Rivero_L/1938]
Poey y Aloy 1867, Page 229, Syntype of Pellona bleekeriana
[pages: 229-229]
Howell-Rivero 1938, Page 171, Syntype of Pellona bleekeriana
Cotypes: M.C.Z. 17845, seven specimens in such bad condition that no measurements could be made. No. Poey 537.
MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXXXII no. 3
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MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXXXII no. 3
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Matanzas
Locality Remarks: Received in 1861.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 0/0/0-0/0/0 (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
Ich. Field Number: POEY:MATANZAS
Felipe Poey
field number: POEY:MATANZAS
group number: 111
previous number: P.537
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 7
age class: adult
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Remarks: In: Repertorio Fis-Nat Isla Cuba 2:242. [= Chirocentrodon bleekerianus, fide Whitehead, 1985]. 1 ex. to USNM 120426. All in very poor condition. Image available.
MCZ Ichthyology Fish 012001-018000, pg.234

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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 012001-018000, pg.234

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