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Ichthyology 4776 MCZ Ichthyology
 Arapaima gigas
LAGO MANACAPURU; MANACAPOURU [Lago Grande de Manacapuru]
South America: Brazil: Amazonas
27/11/1865-6/12/1865 (1865-11-27 - 1865-12-06)
tissue (95% ethanol); whole animal (alcohol) Google Map Login or Create Account
Arapaima gigas (Schinz 1822).
Animalia Chordata Craniata Osteoglossomorpha Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Osteoglossiformes Osteoglossidae Arapaima gigas
Arapaima, Pirarucu
Identified by Cards
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Cards]
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Amazonas
Specific Locality: LAGO MANACAPURU; MANACAPOURU [Lago Grande de Manacapuru]
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 3° 6´ S 61° 30´ 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: 27/11/1865-6/12/1865 (1865-11-27 - 1865-12-06)
Ich. Field Number: THAYER060
Thayer Expedition to Brazil
William James
field number: THAYER060
group number: 118
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
tissue (95% ethanol) Fair exchanged 4 tissue gifted to researcher Donald Stewart
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 2
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In two 2 gallon jars (2 of 4 + 2 of 4)KEH 25 Sept 2007. Originally 2 specimens cataloged, 4 specimens found with MCZ 4776 metal tag. Digital xray available.
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