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  • Himantolophus cornifer
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Holotype of Himantolophus cornifer
  • Coral Sea [VERBATIM DEPTH:1650-0 m]
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Papua New Guinea
  • 3/12/1981-3/12/1981 (1981-12-03)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Himantolophus cornifer Bertelsen & Krefft, 1988
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Paracanthopterygii Lophiformes Ceratioidea Himantolophidae Himantolophus cornifer
Identified by E. Bertelsen
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Bertelsen_E/1986]
Bertelsen and Krefft 1988, Page 9, Holotype of Himantolophus cornifer
[pages: 9-9]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Papua New Guinea
Specific Locality: Coral Sea [VERBATIM DEPTH:1650-0 m]
Verbatim Locality: Coral Sea
Locality Remarks: GRH=G.R. Harbison. Time Depth Recorder used.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Method: 10m RMT
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 0 to 1650 m
Coordinates: 12° 31´ 30´´ S 148° 41´ 30´´ E (Datum: unknown) , Error: 115 km
[no agent data]; 2010-03-19; Source: 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: 3/12/1981-3/12/1981 (1981-12-03)
Collecting Time: 0015-0635
Ich. Field Number: GRH1047
Collecting Event Remarks: [TIME: 0015-0635]
G. Richard Harbison
RV Lady Basten
field number: GRH1047
group number: 303
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
standard length: 90 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Steenstrupia 14(2):64-67. Image available.
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