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  • Ichthyology 82196 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Lepidopus caudatus
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  • Europe
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northeast
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1988-03-01)
Lepidopus caudatus (Euphrasen, 1788)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Acanthopterygii Gnathostomata Osteichthyes Neopterygii Actinopterygii Scombriformes Trichiuridae Lepidopus caudatus
scabbardfish; silver scabbardfish; southern frostfish
Identified by David G. Smith, Samuel Walton Garman
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Garman; DGS]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Europe
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1988-03-01)
Ich. Field Number: Z82196
Collecting Event Remarks: End of date collected range set to latest date of data entry for a cataloged item in this collecting event
field number: Z82196
group number: 731
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 2
age class: juvenile
  [no agent data]
standard length: 330-413 mm
  Karsten E. Hartel, 2018-01-05, ruler
Remarks: Metal tag in jar says 2504, but MCZ 2504 is a muraenid from Sandwich Islands (=Hawaii). Paper label unreadable. received sometime in 19th century