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  • Ichthyology 19127 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Serrasalmus rhombeus
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  • VILLABELLA; VILLA BELLA [Rio Amazonas at Parintins and environs]
  • South America: Brazil: Amazonas
  • 27/8/1865-2/9/1865 (1865-08-27 - 1865-09-02)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Serrasalmus rhombeus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Ostariophysi Characiformes Characoidea Characidae Serrasalmus rhombeus
Black piranha; Caribe amarillo; Piranha; spotted piranha
Identified by Cards
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Cards]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Amazonas
Specific Locality: VILLABELLA; VILLA BELLA [Rio Amazonas at Parintins and environs]
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 2° 38´ S 56° 45´ W (unknown) , Error: 115 km
[no agent data]; 2010-03-19; unknown
Coordinate Remarks: Lat. seconds and Long. seconds blank in MUSE (Fish). Set to 30, Maximum Error set to 115 km. in MCZbase
Collecting Date: 27/8/1865-2/9/1865 (1865-08-27 - 1865-09-02)
Ich. Field Number: THAYER147
Thayer Expedition to Brazil
Louis Agassiz
field number: THAYER147
group number: 204
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 2
standard length: 250-255 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 018001-024000, pg.46