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preural vertebra 6

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Species data
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Arapaima gigas (Schinz, 1822)

Maximum recorded size:
450.0 cm TL (male)

Specimen n°MNHN-0557
Study collection of P. Béarez (Paris, France)

Determination Béarez, P. (2000)
Length 129.0 cm SL, 137.0 cm TL
Collection site Rio Amazonas, Iquitos (Peru)