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Ichthyology 52291 MCZ Ichthyology
 Arapaima gigas
Near Belém
South America: Brazil: Para
[no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
mounted whole animal (dry); 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: Para
Specific Locality: Near Belém
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -1.420218° -48.512586° (WGS84) , Error: 43404 m
Mariangeles Arce; 2013-08-23; unknown
Coordinate Remarks: Plotted as an approximate.
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
Ich. Field Number: MPEG:BELEM
Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Brazil
field number: MPEG:BELEM
group number: 118
previous number: MCZ 40781*
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
mounted whole animal (dry) Good on loan 1 Mounted specimen on display; believed to be cast from the whole specimen in this lot. This is unconfirmed.
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
total length: 2m+ TL ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Incorrectly catalogued as MCZ 40781, a pre-occupied number [RS, 1977]. Cast taken of specimen by R. Paynter now on public exhibit. Pectoral and pelvic fins stored seperately in genereal collection.
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