Occurrence record: CMNFI:CMNFI 1968-0598.17

PreservedSpecimen of Canthigaster punctatissima (Günther, 1870) | Spotted sharpnose puffer recorded on 1956-03-10


Data resource Canadian Museum of Nature Fish Collection
Institution code Canadian Museum of Nature
Supplied institution code "CMN"
Collection code Canadian Museum of Nature Fish Collection
Catalog number CMNFI 1968-0598.17
Occurrence ID 465754cf-073e-73e4-d4b9-6b0ba0bfed65
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations fluid
Collector Larkin, P.A.
Individual count 2
License CC-BY
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Collection ID http://grbio.org/cool/fpjs-vpys
Rightsholder Canadian Museum of Nature
Dataset name Fish
Language en
Bibliographic citation (CMNFI 1968-0598.17)
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID https://doi.org/10.15468/va0trp
Institution ID http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34935
Collection code CMNFI
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1956-03-10
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1956-03-10


Higher classification Animalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Gnathostomata; Actinopterygii; Neopterygii; Teleostei; Acanthopterygii; Tetraodontiformes; Tetraodontoidei; Tetraodontoidea; Tetraodontidae; Canthigastrinae; Canthigaster;
Scientific name Canthigaster punctatissima (Günther, 1870)
Taxon rank species
Common name Spotted sharpnose puffer
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Tetraodontiformes
Family Tetraodontidae
Genus Canthigaster
Species Canthigaster punctatissima
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Günther, 1870)


Country Costa Rica
State / Province Puntarenas Prov.
Locality Ithabaca Channel
Latitude -0.666667
Longitude -90.3333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID CMNFI 1968-0598
County Santa Cruz I. (EC)
Verbatim longitude 090 20 00 W
Verbatim latitude 00 40 00 S

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