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  • Ichthyology 46314 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Lepidophanes indicus
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Holotype of Lepidophanes indicus
    Voucher of Bolinichthys indicus
  • Station 347B [VERBATIM DEPTH:350-855 m(fc)]
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western: Mauritius
  • 24/6/1964-24/6/1964 (1964-06-24)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Lepidophanes indicus Nafpaktitis & Nafpaktitis 1969
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Scopelomorpha Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lepidophanes indicus
Identified by Basil G. Nafpaktitis
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Nafpaktitis_B/1969]
Bolinichthys indicus (Nafpaktitis and Nafpaktitis, 1969)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Scopelomorpha Myctophiformes Myctophidae Bolinichthys indicus
Lanternfish; Smoothcheek lanternfish
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Muse Remarks
Nafpaktitis and Nafpaktitis 1969, Page 1, Holotype of Lepidophanes indicus
[pages: 1-1]
Hulley_PA and Duhamel 2009, Page 270, Voucher of Bolinichthys indicus
Holotype examined
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Mauritius
Specific Locality: Station 347B [VERBATIM DEPTH:350-855 m(fc)]
Verbatim Locality: Station 347B
Locality Remarks: Coordinates indicate initial position at station.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Method: 10'IKMT
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 350 to 855 m
Coordinates: 22° 34´ S 64° 55´ E (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: 24/6/1964-24/6/1964 (1964-06-24)
Collecting Time: 0140-0700
Ich. Field Number: APB7298
Collecting Event Remarks: [TIME: 0140-0700]
RV Anton Bruun 06
field number: APB7298
group number: 176
previous number: 7298
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
unspecified measurement: 25.5 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Sci Bull Nat Hist Mus Los Angeles Co (5):61-63; fig 72, 74-75. Other PTs at 46315-46320. [= Bolinichthys indicus, fide Hulley, 1990:401]. Image available.
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