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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryMalawi
LocalityNkhata Bay, Off S. Edge Of S. Bay. Rocky Bottom Near Offshore Subaerial Rocks, No Macrophytes
Latitude-11.6131
Longitude34.3064
Institution CodeYpm
Collection CodeVz
Catalog NumberYpm Ich 015189
Collected ByMichael K. Oliver, Kenneth R. Mckaye, T. D. Kocher
Date Collected1980-07-24

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The fishes collection in the Yale Peabody Museum’s Division of Vertebrate Zoology is worldwide in scope, with an emphasis on marine species. Strengths include: deep sea fishes from the Atlantic and Pacific; Western Atlantic nearshore fishes from the United States, Bermuda, Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea; East Pacific fishes from Mexico, Panama and Peru; Indian Ocean nearshore fishes from Kenya, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Seychelles and Chagos Archipelago; and freshwater fishes from Connecticut, Guyana and the African Great Lakes. Holdings represent over 24,000 specimen lots made up of more than 144,000 individual specimens. Included in this are type specimens for 193 nominal species. The collection includes histology slides and a complete coelacanth specimen.

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Name Larry Gall
RoleHead, Computer Systems Office
Emaillawrence.gall@yale.edu
Name Larry Gall
RoleHead, Computer Systems Office
Emaillawrence.gall@yale.edu
Name Larry Gall
RoleHead, Computer Systems Office
Emaillawrence.gall@yale.edu
Name Greg Watkins-Colwell
RoleDivision of Vertebrate Zoology
Emailgregory.watkins-colwell@yale.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAbactochromis labrosus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Gnathostomata [vertebrate]; Actinopterygii; Neopterygii-Teleostei-Euteleostei; Acanthopterygii-Percomorpha; Perciformes; Labroidei; Cichlidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyCichlidae
GenusAbactochromis
Specific Epithetlabrosus
Scientific Name Authors(Trewavas, 1935)
Taxon RankSpecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular Namecichlids; parrotfishes; perch-like fishes; ray-finned fishes; vertebrates; chordates; animals
Taxon RemarksAnimals and Plants: Vertebrates - Fish
Specimen
Type Statushypotype
Identified ByMichael K. Oliver
Date Identified2011
Previous IdentificationsAbactochromis labrosus|Melanochromis labrosus
Identification ReferencesOliver, Michael K. & Arnegard, Matthew E. 2010. A new genus for Melanochromis labrosus, a problematic Lake Malawi cichlid with hypertrophied lips (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 21 (3): 209-232.
Catalog NumberYPM ICH 015189
Preparations10% form.->70% alc.; CT Scan
Individual Count1
Institution CodeYPM
Collection CodeVZ
Occurrence IDurn:uuid:e1eb8892-fdae-4366-9cf9-3a62f9b5d769
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Associated ReferencesHYPOTYPE. Det. by: Michael K. Oliver 2011; See: Oliver, Michael K. & Arnegard, Matthew E. 2010. A new genus for Melanochromis labrosus, a problematic Lake Malawi cichlid with hypertrophied lips (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 21 (3): 209-232.|
Collection Event
Collected ByMichael K. Oliver, Kenneth R. McKaye, T. D. Kocher
Field NumberMKO 80-84
Date Collected1980-07-24/1980-07-25
Year1980
Month7
Day24
Collection RemarksICH number 15189; lot count 1
Locality
CountryMalawi
MunicipalityLake Malawi
Higher GeographyAfrica; Malawi; Lake Malawi
ContinentAfrica
LocalityNkhata Bay, off S. edge of S. bay. rocky bottom near offshore subaerial rocks, no macrophytes
Decimal Latitude-11.6131
Decimal Longitude34.3064
Maximum Depth in Meters45
Minimum Depth in Meters6
Georeference Protocolunspecified
Other
Languageen
Modified2019-05-19T23:16:19.000Z
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dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:georeferenceSourcesunspecified
dcterms:referenceshttp://collections.peabody.yale.edu/search/Record/YPM-ICH-015189
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeYPM
dcterms:bibliographicCitationAbactochromis labrosus (YPM ICH 015189)
dcterms:rightsHolderYale Peabody Museum of Natural History
dcterms:accessRightsOpen Access, http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/; see Yale Peabody policies at: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/8931zqj
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dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:verbatimDepth6-45 m
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