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CAS-ICH 56320 Psectrogaster essequibensis   [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  Vari, R. P. / 23 Jan 1985 Curimatidae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 4/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-75% EtOH Other/Previous Number IU 12272 Size      
Collector; Vessel Eigenmann, Carl H.  Field Number CHE 6-XI-08B Date Collected 6 Nov 1908 
Continent/Ocean South America Country Guyana State County
Water Body Konawaruk Pool Drainage Essequibo R. basin Island Group Island
Depth Width 6 ft. max. Salinity Gear hiari root poison
Locality Intermittently connected with bayou/lagoon backwater of Essequibo R. below a dike across it near Konawaruk R. mouth
Latitude-Longitude 5.304058°, -58.908933°; uncertainty: 989 m (Source: FishNet Collaborative Georeferencing Project) Bottom Type
Georef. RemarksCoordinates at mouth of Konawaruk River into the Essequibo River.
Acc. Number Specimen Remarks
Collecting Event Remarks Exped. to British Guiana (Carnegie Mus. & Indiana Univ.)