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MCZ Ichthyology 163584

Ariidae sp.

Date Collected:

1872-06-24/1872-07-04

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Panama | Panama Gulf

Current Identification
Ariidae Bleeker, 1862 sp.
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cyprinoidei Cyprinidae
Common Name(s): bagres marinos; fork-tailed catfishes; poissons-chats marins; sea catfishes
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Kenaley_CP, Hartel_KE/2003]

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  • field number: HASS:PANAMA
  • group number: 262
  • previous number: 7725

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
age class adult [no agent data]
standard length 930 mm [no agent data], Method: muse migration 2010-03-19

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  • Found in Tank-Type2 OCT2003 with tin tag 7725 attached, This number corresponds to the holotype of Arius alatus. Original ledger and Steindachner's (1877) description state only one specimen. Not a type; locality questionable.

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  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Eastern Central
  • Country:
  • Panama
  • Specific Locality:
  • Panama Gulf
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Panama Gulf
  • Habitat Description:
  • [SALINITY: M]
  • Georeference:
  • 7.35721500, -80.075783 (Error radius: 213679m) By: Andrew D. Williston on 2014-01-08 (Source: GEOLocate; J.H. Blake Journal)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1872-06-24 / 1872-07-04
  • Verbatim Date:
  • June 24, 72; July 7, 72
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • some records state F. Steindachner as leg., ie:MCZ 25577
  • Ich. Field Number:
  • HASS:PANAMA
  • Collector:
  • Hassler Expedition

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