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  • Ichthyology 57660 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Gempylus serpens
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  • [VERBATIM DEPTH:(0-) 1150-0 m (obl.)]
  • Atlantic Ocean: North Sargasso Sea
  • 26/9/1972-26/9/1972 (1972-09-26)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Gempylus serpens Cuvier, 1829
Animalia Chordata Craniata Teleostei Gnathostomata Osteichthys Actinopterygii Acanthopterygii Perciformes Scombroidei Gempylidae Gempylus serpens
Snack mackerel; snake mackerel
Identified by Karsten E. Hartel, Andrew D. Williston
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Hartel_KE, Williston_AD/2007]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Sea: North Sargasso Sea
Specific Locality: [VERBATIM DEPTH:(0-) 1150-0 m (obl.)]
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Locality Remarks: Coordinates indicate initial position at station. AEJ = A. E. Jahn
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Method: 10 ft IKMT
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 0 to 1150 m
Coordinates: 36° 30´ N 67° 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: 26/9/1972-26/9/1972 (1972-09-26)
Collecting Time: 1740-2045
Ich. Field Number: AEJ007
Collecting Event Remarks: [TIME: 1740-2045]
Andrew E. Jahn
RV Atlantis II 071
field number: AEJ007
group number: 730
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
fork length: 480 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
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