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  • Ichthyology 4776 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Arapaima gigas
  • tissue (95% ethanol); whole animal (70% ethanol)
  • LAGO MANACAPURU; MANACAPOURU [Lago Grande de Manacapuru]
  • South America: Brazil: Amazonas
  • 27/11/1865-6/12/1865 (1865-11-27 - 1865-12-06)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Arapaima gigas (Schinz 1822).
Animalia Chordata Craniata Teleostei Gnathostomata Osteichthys Actinopterygii Osteoglossiformes Osteoglossidae Arapaima gigas
Arapaima, Pirarucu
Identified by Cards
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Cards]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
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´ 30´´ S 61° 30´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 115 km
[no agent data]; 2010-03-19; Source: 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 Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
tissue (95% ethanol) Fair deaccessioned - exchanged 4 tissue gifted to researcher Donald Stewart
whole animal (70% ethanol) 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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