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  • Ichthyology 19134 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Serrasalmus rhombeus
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  • TONANTINS [Rio Tonantins at Tonantins, into Rio Solimoes]
  • South America: Brazil: Amazonas
  • 16/9/1865-16/9/1865 (1865-09-16)
  • 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 David Wise
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Wise_D/1964]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Amazonas
Specific Locality: TONANTINS [Rio Tonantins at Tonantins, into Rio Solimoes]
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 2° 46´ S 67° 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: 16/9/1865-16/9/1865 (1865-09-16)
Ich. Field Number: THAYER139
Thayer Expedition to Brazil
Louis Agassiz
and party
field number: THAYER139
group number: 204
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 6
standard length: 170-250 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