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  • Ichthyology 60342 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Rhamphocetichthys savagei
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Holotype of Rhamphocetichthys savagei
  • Coral Sea [VERBATIM DEPTH:2100-0 m]
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Coral Sea
  • 4/12/1981-4/12/1981 (1981-12-04)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Rhamphocetichthys savagei Paxton, 1989
Animalia Cetomimidae Rhamphocetichthys savagei
Identified by John R. Paxton
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Paxton_JR/1998]
Citations
Paxton 1989, Page 135, Holotype of Rhamphocetichthys savagei
[pages: 135-135]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Sea: Coral Sea
Specific Locality: Coral Sea [VERBATIM DEPTH:2100-0 m]
Verbatim Locality: Coral Sea
Locality Remarks: GRH=G.R. Harbison
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Method: 10m RMT
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 0 to 2100 m
Coordinates: 13° 50´ S 148° 18´ 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: 4/12/1981-4/12/1981 (1981-12-04)
Collecting Time: 0000-0624
Ich. Field Number: GRH1049
Collecting Event Remarks: [TIME: 0000-0624]
Collectors
G. Richard Harbison
RV Lady Basten
Identifiers
field number: GRH1049
group number: 182
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
Attributes
standard length: 125.7 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Station incorrectly published as GRH1042. Records Australian Museum (1989) 41:135-206. Image available.
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