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Ichthyology 89530 MCZ Ichthyology
 Myxine acutifrons
Off Straits of Magellan, Sandy Point
Pacific Ocean, Pacific, Southeast
16/3/1872-16/3/1872 (1872-03-16)
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Myxine acutifrons Garman, 1899:347
Animalia Chordata Myxini Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine acutifrons
Identified by Karsten E. Hartel, Guido Dingerkus
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Hartel_KE, Dingerkus_Guido/1986]
Myxine australis Jenyns, 1842
Animalia Chordata Craniata Myxinomorphi Myxini Myxiniformes Myxinidae Myxine australis
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Muse Remarks
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIV [TEXT]
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MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIV [PLATES]
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MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIV [PLATES]
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Off Straits of Magellan, Sandy Point
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 16/3/1872-16/3/1872 (1872-03-16)
Ich. Field Number: HASS:SANDY
Hassler Expedition
field number: HASS:SANDY
group number: 7
previous number: MCZ 8837 (part)
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked unchecked 5
unspecified measurement: 245-406 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Mem Mus Comp Zool 24: 347, pl 68 fig 6. This lot separated from syntypical series of M. acutifrons [= M. australis] and reidentified as M. olivacea by Hubbs & McMillan (1972) and as M. australis by R.L. Wisner 1991.
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