MCZ Kronosaurus Logo

MCZBASE:The Database of the Zoological Collections

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University

  • Ichthyology 161545 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Saccopharynx ampullaceus
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Slope Water: United States
  • 31/7/2002-31/7/2002 (2002-07-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper Use ctrl+scroll wheel on your mouse or double click
    to zoom in on the map to see coordinate uncertainty.
    Use the BerkeleyMapper link to display a map with the georeferenced coordinates and the error radius. See Display on left of pages to toggle between Point Marker showing the radius and “MarkerCluster� showing the specimen data when clicked.
Identifications
Saccopharynx ampullaceus (Harwood, 1827)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Elopomorpha Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Anguilliformes Saccopharyngidae Saccopharynx ampullaceus
Gulper; Gulper eel; Taillight gulper; pelican-fish
Identified by Karsten E. Hartel, Christopher P. Kenaley
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Hartel_KE, Kenaley_CP/2002]
Saccopharynx ampullaceus (Harwood, 1827)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Elopomorpha Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Anguilliformes Saccopharyngidae Saccopharynx ampullaceus
Gulper; Gulper eel; Taillight gulper; pelican-fish
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: ]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
Specific Locality: [coordinate data only]
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]; 0-1537 m
Locality Remarks: 2000 MWO and depth reading of 1537m, scope = 1.30, disperate from all other stations; therefore depth data may not be accurate.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Method: IGYPT
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 0 to 1537 m
Coordinates: 40° 43´ N 66° 36´ W (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: 31/7/2002-31/7/2002 (2002-07-31)
Collecting Time: 2214-2314
Ich. Field Number: DL02-06:054
Collecting Event Remarks: [TIME: 2214-2314]
Identifiers
field number: DL02-06:054
group number: 100
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) Good in collection 1
Attributes
total length: 330 mm
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Image available
Media
 
Media of type image, MCZ:Ich:161545 Identified as Saccopharynx ampullaceus.

image (image/jpeg)
Media Details
Media Preview Image