Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Colección Ictiológica (USAC-USACI)

The Ictiological Collection at San Carlos University (USAC) is part of the Biological Collections System administrated by the School of Biology, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas y Farmacia. It houses more than 2,400 specimens preserved in liquid, which have been deposited since it was founded in 1989. The most represented Families (by number of registered catalogs) are Cichlidae, Poeciliidae and Characidae. The departments with the highest number of records are Izabal, Santa Rosa and Escuintla. The collection has a small section designated for teaching, made up mostly of material without field data, which is used in the laboratory practices of the students of the School of Biology.
Contacts: Dr. Sergio Pérez, sgperezc@profesor.usac.edu.gt
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Escuela de Biología, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala
Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala
Edificio T-10 2o nivel Ciudad Universitaria, zona 12
Edificio Rectoría, Ciudad Universitaria, zona 12
Guatemala, Guatemala   01012
(502) 24189422
Facultad de Ciencias Químicas y Farmacia
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  • 0 georeferenced
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