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  • Ichthyology 160683 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Cirrhitichthys falco
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  • Phoenix Group: off Aba-Riringa (Canton Island), 20 m south of S.S. President Taylor wreck. [VERBATIM DEPTH:7.9 m]
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Kiribati
  • 2/7/2000-2/7/2000 (2000-07-02)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Cirrhitichthys falco Randall, 1963
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Perciformes Cirrhitoidea Cirrhitidae Cirrhitichthys falco
Coral hawkfish; Falcon hawkfish
Identified by John E. Randall
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Randall_J/2002]
Cirrhitichthys falco Randall, 1963
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Perciformes Cirrhitoidea Cirrhitidae Cirrhitichthys falco
Coral hawkfish; Falcon hawkfish
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: ]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Kiribati
Specific Locality: Phoenix Group: off Aba-Riringa (Canton Island), 20 m south of S.S. President Taylor wreck. [VERBATIM DEPTH:7.9 m]
Verbatim Locality: Phoenix Group: off Aba-Riringa (Canton Island), 20 m south of S.S. President Taylor wreck.
Locality Remarks: 26 feet, sand and coral gravel on flats
General Habitat: [TEMP: 84 F][SALINITY: M]
Collecting Method: rotenone
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 7.9 m
Coordinates: 2° 49´ 0´´ S 171° 43´ 25´´ W (unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 2010-03-19; unknown
Collecting Date: 2/7/2000-2/7/2000 (2000-07-02)
Collecting Time: 1630-
Ich. Field Number: PHOENIX-06
Collecting Event Remarks: [TIME: 1630-]
Collectors
Steve Bailey
and party
Identifiers
field number: PHOENIX-06
group number: 607
previous number: MCZ 159562
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 13
Attributes
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Image available;Donor: New England Aquarium
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