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Ichthyology 6871 MCZ Ichthyology
 Myctophum nocturnum
Cuba [no additional specific locality]
Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic, Western Central, Caribbean Sea, Cuba, Greater Antilles
0/0/1861-0/0/1861 (1861-01-01 - 1861-12-31)
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Myctophum nocturnum Poey, 1861
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Myctophiformes Myctophidae Myctophum nocturnum
Identified by Charles H. Gilbert
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Gilbert_CH/1906] [MISC: p.255]
Diaphus dumerilii
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Scopelomorpha Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus dumerilii
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Muse Remarks
Howell-Rivero 1938, Page 176, Holotype of Myctophum nocturnum
No. Poey 297
MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXXXII no. 3
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MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXXXII no. 3
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Cuba
Island Group: Greater Antilles
Specific Locality: Cuba [no additional specific locality]
Verbatim Locality: Cuba
Locality Remarks: See: Howell-Rivero. 1938. Bull. MCZ 83(3).
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 21.591964° -79.434082° (WGS84) , Error: 561251 m
Karsten E. Hartel; 2014-03-20; GEOLocate
Collecting Date: 0/0/1861-0/0/1861 (1861-01-01 - 1861-12-31)
Ich. Field Number: POEY
Felipe Poey
field number: POEY
group number: 176
previous number: P.297
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
standard length: 69 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Mem Hist Nat Isla Cuba 2:426. Described size: 95 mm. Gilbert, 1906:256 estimates TL could have reached about 90 mm. Redescribed and figured by Gilbert, 1906, in Bull MCZ 46(14):255-257, pl 1. [= Diaphus dumerilii, fide Parr 1934:48]. Specimens eliminated from type series MCZ 6873+. Image available.
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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 006001-012000, pg.35

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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 006001-012000, pg.35


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