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  • Ichthyology 9828 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Gymnotus carapo
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  • Rio Xingu at Porto de Mos
  • South America: Brazil: Para
  • 0/9/1865-0/9/1865 (1865-09-01 - 1865-09-30)
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Gymnotus carapo Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Gymnotiformes Gymnotoidei Gymnotidae Gymnotus carapo
banded knifefish; gymnotid eel
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Para
Specific Locality: Rio Xingu at Porto de Mos
Verbatim Locality: PORTO DE MOZ; PORTO DO MOZ [Rio Xingu at Porto de Mos]
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 1° 45´ S 52° 10´ 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: 0/9/1865-0/9/1865 (1865-09-01 - 1865-09-30)
Ich. Field Number: THAYER100
field number: THAYER100
group number: 224
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked unknown 5
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Donor: Vinhas
Media of type text, Ichthyology 9826;9827;9828;9829;9830;9831;9832;9833;9834;9835;9836;9837;9838;9839;9840;9841;9842;9843;9844;9845;9846;9847;9848;9849;9850. Description:MCZ Ichthyology Fish 006001-012000, pg.154

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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 006001-012000, pg.154