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  • Ichthyology 52572 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Gigantactis meadi
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Holotype of Gigantactis meadi
  • Station 352A [VERBATIM DEPTH:0-350 m(fc)]
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western: High Seas
  • 30/6/1964-30/6/1964 (1964-06-30)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Gigantactis meadi BertelsenPietsch&Lavenberg1981
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Paracanthopterygii Lophiformes Ceratioidea Gigantactinidae Gigantactis meadi
Identified by E. Bertelsen
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Bertelsen_E/1979]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: High Seas
Specific Locality: Station 352A [VERBATIM DEPTH:0-350 m(fc)]
Verbatim Locality: Station 352A
Locality Remarks: Coordinates indicate initial position at station.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Method: 10'IKMT
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 0 to 350 m
Coordinates: 33° 53´ S 64° 55´ E (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: 30/6/1964-30/6/1964 (1964-06-30)
Collecting Time: 0705-1355
Ich. Field Number: APB7348
Collecting Event Remarks: [TIME: 0705-1355]
RV Anton Bruun 06
field number: APB7348
group number: 305
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
standard length: 306 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Contr Sci Los Angeles Co Mus (332):33-36; fig 4b, 18, 20, 23, 32-33, 64; tab 1, 2, 6. Image available. Atolla from stomach now in MCZ IZ78349.
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