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  • Ichthyology 36470 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Carcharodon carcharias
  • skin sample (70% ethanol); head (70% ethanol)
  • La Jolla Bay, just North of Scripps Pier
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central
  • 15/11/1945-15/11/1945 (1945-11-15)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Selachii Gnathostomata Chondrichthys Euselachii Galeomorphi Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carcharias
Man eater; Man-eater; Maneater; Maneater shark; Mango-taniwha; Mango-ururoa; Shark; White pointer; White shark
Identified by Ledger
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Ledger/1993]
Wilga 2005, Page 104, Voucher of Carcharias taurus

Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: La Jolla Bay, just North of Scripps Pier
Locality Remarks: Data reviewed based on GNIS database and county information added if confirmed (M. Cameron, 1996).
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 32.872283° -117.256386° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 782 m
Megan Roberson; 2013-01-18; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 15/11/1945-15/11/1945 (1945-11-15)
Ich. Field Number: GLS45:1115
George L. Schillreff
field number: GLS45:1115
group number: 21
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
head (70% ethanol) good in collection 1 head w/ pectorals, caudal fin, pelvic fin
skin sample (70% ethanol) good in collection 1
head length: 420 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Head with pectorals & pelvis in TR17-2; ID. Caudal in TANKtemp. Fin sections in general collection.
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