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  • Ichthyology S-1103 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Somniosus pacificus
  •    Holotype of Somniosus pacificus
  • Sagami Bay at Odawara, Japan (received on 18 Nov 1904)
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Sagami Bay
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Somniosus pacificus Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944
Animalia Chordata Craniata Selachii Gnathostomata Chondrichthys Euselachii Squalomorphi Squaliformes Squalidae Somniosus pacificus
Identified by Karsten E. Hartel, Guido Dingerkus
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Hartel_KE, Dingerkus_Guido]
Bigelow and Schroeder, W. C. 1944, Page 21, Holotype of Somniosus pacificus
[pages: 21-21]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Sagami Bay at Odawara, Japan (received on 18 Nov 1904)
Verbatim Locality: Sagami Bay at Odawara (received on 18 Nov 1904)
Locality Remarks: Purchase.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 35.243081° 139.161147° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 5000 m
Mariangeles Arce; 2014-06-23; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
Alan Owston
field number: AO8007
group number: 28
previous number: MCZ 1103-S
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked missing 1
unspecified measurement: 1913 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Proc New England Zool Club 23:34-35. Figured in Garman, 1913 (Mem Mus Comp Zool 36:pl 15 fig 1-3 as S. brevipinna Lesueur). Immature male. Ex. missing: only piece of skin and section of jaw w/ 6 teeth remaining. Specimen was in collection as of 1957 according to coffin records.
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MCZ Ichthyology Sharks sh-000001, pg.45

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MCZ Ichthyology Sharks sh-000001, pg.45