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CAS-ICH 40923 Characidium blennioides   [Catalog of Fishes] PARATYPE ID by/date  Eigenmann, C. H. / 1909 Crenuchidae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 2/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-75% EtOH Other/Previous Number IU 11675 Size      
Collector; Vessel Eigenmann, Carl H.  Field Number CHE 30-X-08B Date Collected 30 Oct 1908 : 1300
Continent/Ocean South America Country Guyana State County
Water Body Erukin Creek Drainage Essequibo R. basin Island Group Island
Depth Width Salinity Gear poison; net set at mouth with pounders upstream
Locality Erukin: clear, sandy creek tributary of Potaro R.
Latitude-Longitude 5.363850°, -59.066728°; uncertainty: 19162 m (Source: FishNet Collaborative Georeferencing Project) Bottom Type sand
Georef. RemarksPolygon covers Lower Potaro River, coordinates placed at center of polygon. Erukin River not found (but is located in the lower Potaro River).
Acc. Number Specimen Remarks Publ.: Ann. Carnegie Mus. 6(1):37-38.
Collecting Event Remarks Exped. to British Guiana (Carnegie Mus. & Indiana Univ.)