Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi - Ichthyology Collection. Version 11.6

By Wosiacki, Wolmar

Global Biodiversity Information Facility, 2019. DOI: 10.15468/njmykk


" The ichthyological collection of the Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi has over 30,000 lots of fishes, Neotropical coverage, most emphatically representative of the Amazon Basin. Comprise individuals of Chondrichthyes, Actinopterygii and Sarcopterygii intact, preserved in 70% alcohol, or prepared for dry or diaphanized skeleton. Metal cabinets are available for type material (holotypes and paratypes). The entire collection is housed in two rooms of 192m2 each, with walls insulated, air-conditioned for seven Split 60,000 Btu type apparatus. There are also three tanks (3mx1, 5mx1m) in concrete with steel cap and rubber seal to receive large individuals "

Classification: Taxonomy and phylogeny, South America.

Language: Portuguese

Wosiacki, Wolmar. 2019. "Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi - Ichthyology Collection. Version 11.6". Global Biodiversity Information Facility. DOI: 10.15468/njmykk (crc09827) (abstract)