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Syntype of Conocara mcdonaldi

Date Collected:

1877/1878

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Gulf of Mexico | west of Tortugas

Media type: image, MCZ:Ich:28004 Identified as Conocara mcdonaldi type status Syntype of Conocara mcdonaldi.

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MCZ:Ich:28004 Conocara mcdonaldi. Syntype.

Current Identification
Conocara mcdonaldi Goode & Bean, 1896
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Alepocephaliformes Alepocephalidae
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Hartel_KE, Kenaley_CP/2001]

Media type: text, Goode and Bean 1896 Description: MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXII Atlas

(Media Record)(media file)

Goode and Bean 1896 Description: MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXII Atlas

  • field number: BLAKE029
  • group number: 158
  • previous number: CLXXII, CLXV

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: Muscle; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-10-26
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-24   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 2 History

Attribute Value Determination On
age class adult [no agent data]
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-26
standard length 240-290 mm [no agent data], Method: muse migration 2010-03-19

  • None

  • Valid as Conocara macroptera fide Markle & Sazonov, 1990. Note:(1) smaller specimen has tin tag with DRN (=drawn) incsribed (2) both specimens measure several inches larger than in original description. Image available.

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Ocean Subregion:
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • https://marineregions.org/mrgid/4288 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • west of Tortugas
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • west of Tortugas; 955 fms
  • Depth:
  • 0 - 955 fms
  • Habitat Description:
  • [TEMP: 39.5°F][SALINITY: M]
  • Locality Remarks:
  • 1877-78
  • Georeference:
  • 24.6083333, -84.091666 (Error radius: 115km) By: [no agent data] on 2010-03-19 (Source: unknown)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (24° 36′ ″ N  84° 5′ ″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1877-01-01 / 1878-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 1877-1878
  • Ich. Field Number:
  • BLAKE029
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

  • None

Media type: text, Ichthyology 28001; 28002; 28003; 28004; 28005; 28006; 28007; 28008; 28009; 28010; 28011; 28012; 28013; 28014; 28015; 28016; 28017; 28018; 28019; 28020; 28021; 28022; 28023; 28024; 28025 Description: MCZ Ichthyology Fish 027801-031600, pg.9

(Media Record)(media file)

Ledger page for: MCZ:Ich:28001 Description: MCZ Ichthyology Fish 027801-031600, pg.9

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