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Date Collected:

1872-04

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southeast: Chile | Talcahuano Bay

Current Identification
Gasterochisma melampus Richardson, 1845
Animalia Chordata Craniata Acanthopterygii Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Scombriformes Scombridae
Common Name(s): Big-scaled mackerel; Bigscale mackerel; Butterfly mackerel; Butterfly tuna; Mackerel; Scaled tunny; Scaly tuna; atĂșn chauchera; bigscaled mackerel; butterfly kingfish; thon papillon
Determiner: Bruce B. Collette
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Collette_Bruce B/1981]

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  • field number: HASS:TALCAH
  • group number: 733

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

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

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  • Note (BB Collette): 'This is a valuable specimen and should not be dissected. Frozen material is available for dissection at the USNM.'

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  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Southeast
  • Country:
  • Chile
  • Specific Locality:
  • Talcahuano Bay
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Talcahuano Bay
  • Habitat Description:
  • [SALINITY: M]
  • Locality Remarks:
  • Coordinates approximate.
  • Georeference:
  • -36.675000, -73.175000 (Error radius: 115km) By: [no agent data] on 2010-03-19 (Source: unknown)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (36° 40′ ″ S  73° 10′ ″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1872-04-01 / 1872-04-30
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 0/4/1872-0/4/1872
  • Ich. Field Number:
  • HASS:TALCAH
  • Collector:
  • Hassler Expedition

  • None

Media of type text, Ichthyology 17226;17227;17228;17229;17230;17231;17232;17233;17234;17235;17236;17237;17238;17239;17240;17241;17242;17243;17244;17245;17246;17247;17248;17249;17250. Description:MCZ Ichthyology Fish 012001-018000, pg.210

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