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MCZ Ichthyology 18107

Elops saurus Linnaeus, 1766

Date Collected:

1872-08-04/1872-08-07

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Mexico | Acapulco

Current Identification
Elops saurus Linnaeus, 1766
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Elopiformes Elopidae
Common Name(s): Bonefish; Bonyfish; Fiddler; Giant herring; John; Long cudja; Long john; Mariggle; Riverfish; Skipjack; Springer; banano; ladyfish; machete del Atlántico; silverfish
Determiner: Ledger
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Ledger/1993]

  • None

  • field number: HASS:ACAPUL
  • group number: 65

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 5 History

Attribute Value Determination On
age class adult [no agent data]
standard length 333-381 mm [no agent data], Method: muse migration 2010-03-19

  • None

  • 4 of 5 found TR10-3 (KEH 2007)

  • None

  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Eastern Central
  • Country:
  • Mexico
  • Specific Locality:
  • Acapulco
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Acapulco
  • Habitat Description:
  • [SALINITY: M]
  • Locality Remarks:
  • Date (month) and coordinates approximate.
  • Georeference:
  • 16.8583333, -99.941666 (Error radius: 115km) By: [no agent data] on 2010-03-19 (Source: unknown)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (16° 51′ ″ N  99° 56′ ″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1872-08-04 / 1872-08-07
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 4 Aug. 1872; 7 Aug. 1872
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • Dates from J.H. Blake expedition Journal
  • Ich. Field Number:
  • HASS:ACAPUL
  • Collector:
  • Hassler Expedition

  • None

Media of type text, Ichthyology 18101;18102;18103;18104;18105;18106;18107;18108;18109;18110;18111;18112;18113;18114;18115;18116;18117;18118;18119;18120;18121;18122;18123;18124;18125. Description:MCZ Ichthyology Fish 018001-024000, pg.5

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