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CAS-SU(ICH) 51053 Electrophorus electricus   [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  Gymnotidae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 0/1/0 Prep Type - Preservative skeletal-DRY Other/Previous Number Size      
Collector; Vessel Starks, Edwin C.  Field Number ECS 1911-BELEM Date Collected 1911 - 1911 
Continent/Ocean South America Country Brazil State Para County
Water Body Drainage Island Group Island
Depth Width Salinity Gear
Locality Belem.
Latitude-Longitude -1.478830°, -48.506679°; uncertainty: 33143 m (Source: FishNet Collaborative Georeferencing Project) Bottom Type
Georef. RemarksThe descriptions are vague, so the locality was plotted near the town of Belem with an uncertainty that embraces waters of the rio Pará as well as the río Acará and Guama. Specimens bought in the river could be from some other localities farther than the
Acc. Number Specimen Remarks Disarticulated skeleton. Starks bone collection.
Collecting Event Remarks