MCZ Kronosaurus Logo

MCZBASE:The Database of the Zoological Collections

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University

  • Ichthyology 17845 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Pellona bleekeriana
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Pellona bleekeriana
  • Matanzas
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Cuba: Matanzas
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
Pellona bleekeriana Poey, 1867
Animalia Chordata Craniata Teleostei Gnathostomata Osteichthys Actinopterygii Clupeomorpha Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Pellona bleekeriana
Identified by Luis Howell-Rivero
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Howell Rivero_L/1938]
Poey y Aloy 1867, Page 229, Syntype of Pellona bleekeriana
[pages: 229-229]
Howell-Rivero 1938, Page 171, Syntype of Pellona bleekeriana
Cotypes: M.C.Z. 17845, seven specimens in such bad condition that no measurements could be made. No. Poey 537.
MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXXXII no. 3
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXXXII no. 3
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Cuba
State/Province: Matanzas
Specific Locality: Matanzas
Locality Remarks: Received in 1861.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
Ich. Field Number: POEY:MATANZAS
Felipe Poey
field number: POEY:MATANZAS
group number: 111
previous number: P.537
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) Extremely Poor in collection 7
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Repertorio Fis-Nat Isla Cuba 2:242. [= Chirocentrodon bleekerianus, fide Whitehead, 1985]. 1 ex. to USNM 120426. All in very poor condition. Image available.
Media Preview Image

image (image/jpeg)
Media Details
Media Preview Image

MCZ Ichthyology Fish 012001-018000, pg.234

text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Ichthyology Fish 012001-018000, pg.234