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Paratype of Stephanolepis rectifrons

Date Collected:

1862

Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western: Tanzania: Zanzibar | [no specific locality data]

Current Identification
Stephanolepis rectifrons Fraser-Brunner 1940
Animalia Chordata Craniata Acanthopterygii Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Tetraodontiformes Balistoidei Monacanthidae
Common Name(s): straightsnout filefish
Nature of ID: expert ID
Previous Identifications
Animalia Chordata Craniata Acanthopterygii Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Tetraodontiformes Balistoidei Monacanthidae
Determiner: Ledger
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Ledger/1994]
Monacanthus Oken, 1817
Animalia Chordata Craniata Acanthopterygii Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Tetraodontiformes Balistoidei Monacanthidae
Common Name(s): filefishes; foolfishes
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: ]

  • field number: CC:ZANZIBAR
  • group number: 778

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked unknown 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
age class adult [no agent data]

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  • This specimen seems to be the paratype from Fraser-Bruner 1940, based on the type locality and a label in the jar that reads Stephanolepis _ _ ectifrons (ADW-2010). Donor Date: 00/05/1865 Specimen found dry in 1983, but currently stored in alcohol.

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  • Ocean:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Western
  • Country:
  • Tanzania
  • State/Province:
  • Zanzibar
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Zanzibar
  • Georeference:
  • -6.1238240, 39.3375170 (Error radius: 46495m) By: Meaghan H. Sorce on 2020-04-21 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1862-01-01 / 1862-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 1862-1862
  • Ich. Field Number:
  • CC:ZANZIBAR
  • Collector:
  • Caleb Cooke

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Media type: text, Ichthyology 11776; 11777; 11778; 11779; 11780; 11781; 11782; 11783; 11784; 11785; 11786; 11787; 11788; 11789; 11790; 11791; 11792; 11793; 11794; 11795; 11796; 11797; 11798; 11799; 11800 Description: MCZ Ichthyology Fish 006001-012000, pg.232

(Media Record)(media file)

Ledger page for: MCZ:Ich:11776 Description: MCZ Ichthyology Fish 006001-012000, pg.232

  • [Masked]

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