Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - ichthyology Collection
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.
Material with scientific and historical importance.
Date range: Oct 6, 1985 - Mar 24, 2014
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