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Holacanthus ciliaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Perciformes Percoidea Pomacanthidae Holacanthus ciliaris
Angelfish; Golden angelfish; Queen angel; Queen anglefish; blue angelfish; yellow angelfish
Identified by Karsten E. Hartel, Andrew D. Williston
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Hartel_KE, Williston_AD/2007]
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Virgin Islands of the United States
Island: Saint Thomas
Specific Locality: St. Thomas
Locality Remarks: Coordinates approximate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 18° 20´ N 64° 55´ 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: 15/12/1871-15/12/1871 (1871-12-15)
Ich. Field Number: HASS:STTHOM
Hassler Expedition
field number: HASS:STTHOM
group number: 590
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
standard length: 280 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: second specimen found, (ADW-JAN2010).
Contributed By Project: Hassler Expedition
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