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  • Ichthyology 39719 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Carcharodon carcharias
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  • near Boston Lightship
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest: Gulf of Maine
  • 1948-1948 (1948-01-01 - 1948-12-31)
  • 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 [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: near Boston Lightship
Locality Remarks: Coordinates based on Boston Lightship
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 42° 20´ N 70° 45´ 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: 1948-1948 (1948-01-01 - 1948-12-31)
Ich. Field Number: JWL48:BOSTON
John W. Lowes
field number: JWL48:BOSTON
group number: 21
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) Good in collection 1
total length: 1500 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: 410mm HL Tail detached, stored together with body.
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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 037541-040800, pg.88