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  • Ichthyology 37302 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Echidna leucotaenia
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Paratype, Voucher
  • Reef at Rose Island, approximate coordinates below
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: American Samoa
  • 14/6/1939-14/6/1939 (1939-06-14)
Echidna leucotaenia Schultz, 1943
Animalia Chordata Craniata Elopomorpha Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Angulliformes Muraenoidei Muraenidae Echidna leucotaenia
Identified by Leonard P. Schultz
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Schultz_LP/1943]
Smith 1994, Page 15, Voucher of Echidna leucotaenia
formerly USNM 115954 (2, 81-110 mm), exchanged to MCZ
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: American Samoa
Specific Locality: Reef at Rose Island, approximate coordinates below
Locality Remarks: 11-14 June 1939
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 5° ´ S 168° ´ W (unknown) , Error: 115 km
[no agent data]; 2010-03-19; unknown
Coordinate Remarks: Lat. seconds and Long. seconds blank in MUSE (Fish). Set to 30, Maximum Error set to 115 km. in MCZbase
Collecting Date: 14/6/1939-14/6/1939 (1939-06-14)
Ich. Field Number: LPS-ROSE IS
Leonard P. Schultz
field number: LPS-ROSE IS
group number: 76
previous number: USNM 115954
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 2
total length: 81-110 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Bull. U. S. nat. Mus, 180: 22. Vertebrae 6/ca.53/ca.125-12 Image available.
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