GEA - Laboratório de ictiologia do Grupo de Ecologia Aquática

UFPA - Universidade Federal do Pará
Laboratório de Biologia Pesqueira - Manejo dos Recursos Aquáticos
Universidade Federal do Pará;
Cidade Universitária Prof. José Silveira Netto;
Laboratório de Biologia Pesqueira e Manejo dos Recursos Aquáticos;
Av. Perimetral, 2651;
Terra Firme
Belém - PA - Brazil

The ichthyology lab of the Acquatic Ecology Group had its fish collection formed initially to support research projects performed in Amazon drainages by researches of Federal University of Pará (UFPA). The collection is currently composed by approximately 2,000 lots catalogued (approximately 12,000 fish specimens) and about 25,000 lots in cataloguing process. The specimens come from collects of research projects made in freshwater, estuary, and marine, most collected in State of Pará (~80%) collected in these three environments. The collection contain yet specimens collected in estuary/marine environments from States of Bahia (~5%), Ceará, Espirito Santo, Rio Grande do Norte, and Sergipe (~3% each), and in States of Amapá, Amazonas, Maranhão, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí and Rio de Janeiro (~1% each).

Online since: 13/08/2015
Last update: 04/10/2018

Number of records

Total: 6,972
Online: 6,972
Georeferenced: 1,949
(by municipality: 4,159)
With images: 0

Conditions for using the data

The specimens data of GEA are available for consult by researchers, as well as by graduate and post-graduate students, since allowed by curadory. Only is permitted the utilization and divulgation of data for research and science purposes. Any dissemination of data through literature should be cited and communicated to those responsible for collection.

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Fabiola Seabra Machado
Marcelo Costa Andrade