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  • Ichthyology 169429 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Trichiurus lepturus
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest: United States
  • 0-0-0 (1700-01-01 - 2020-02-13)
Trichiurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Chordata Craniata Acanthopterygii Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Scombriformes Trichiuridae Trichiurus lepturus
Atlantic cutlassfish; Australian hairtail; Common hairtail; Cutlass fish; Grey ribbon fish; Hairtail; Large headed hairtail; Large-head ribbonfish; Large-headed ribbonfish; Largeheaded ribbonfish; Pacific cutlassfish; Ribbonfish; cutlassfish; largehead hairtail; sable; sable del Atlántico
Identified by Andrew D. Williston
Nature of ID: non-expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
Specific Locality: [no specific locality data]
Locality Remarks: specimen found in collection with catalog number and data lost. Likely collected on NMFS surveys between Gulf of Maine and Cape Hatteras [A. Williston 2020].
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 0-0-0 (1700-01-01 - 2020-02-13)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 1
Media of type image, MCZ:Ich:169429 Identified as Trichiurus lepturus. . Aspect: lateral,description

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