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  • Ichthyology 21057 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Astyanax janeiroensis
  • whole animal (alcohol); tissue (95% ethanol); tissue (95% ethanol)
  •    Holotype of Astyanax janeiroensis
  • RIO DE JANEIRO [Rio de Janeiro and environs]
  • South America: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro
  • 0/5/1865-0/5/1865 (1865-05-01 - 1865-05-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Astyanax janeiroensis Eigenmann, 1908
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Ostariophysi Characiformes Characoidea Characidae Astyanax janeiroensis
Identified by Karsten E. Hartel
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Hartel_KE/1986]
Eigenmann 1908, Page 91, Holotype of Astyanax janeiroensis
[pages: 91-91]
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Rio de Janeiro
Specific Locality: RIO DE JANEIRO [Rio de Janeiro and environs]
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: ]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 22° 53´ S 43° 17´ 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: 0/5/1865-0/5/1865 (1865-05-01 - 1865-05-31)
Ich. Field Number: THAYER105
Thayer Expedition to Brazil
Louis Agassiz
and party
field number: THAYER105
group number: 204
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
tissue (95% ethanol) Fair on loan 1 tissue removed from specimen believed to have been only preserved in ethanol
tissue (95% ethanol) Fair in collection 1 tissue removed from specimen believed to have been only preserved in ethanol; muscle; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2017-03-03
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
total length: 92 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Bull Mus Comp Zool,52(6):96. Image available.
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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 018001-024000, pg.123

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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 018001-024000, pg.123