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  • Ichthyology 28004 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Conocara mcdonaldi
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Syntype of Conocara mcdonaldi
  • west of Tortugas
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Gulf of Mexico
  • 1877-1878 (1877-01-01 - 1878-12-31)
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Conocara mcdonaldi Goode & Bean, 1896
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Alepocephaliformes Alepocephalidae Conocara mcdonaldi
Identified by Karsten E. Hartel, Christopher P. Kenaley
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Hartel_KE, Kenaley_CP/2001]
Media of type text, Goode and Bean 1896. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXII Atlas
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MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXII Atlas
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: west of Tortugas
Verbatim Locality: west of Tortugas; 955 fms
Locality Remarks: 1877-78
General Habitat: [TEMP: 39.5°F][SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 0 to 955 fms
Coordinates: 24° 36´ N 84° 5´ 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: 1877-1878 (1877-01-01 - 1878-12-31)
Ich. Field Number: BLAKE029
field number: BLAKE029
group number: 158
previous number: CLXXII, CLXV
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 2
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
standard length: 240-290 mm
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
Remarks: 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.
Media of type image, MCZ:Ich:28004 Identified as Conocara mcdonaldi type status Syntype of Conocara mcdonaldi.

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Media of 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

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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 027801-031600, pg.9