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  • Ichthyology S-113 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Negaprion acutidens
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  • Kingsmill Group, Gilbert Islands
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Kiribati
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1998-03-01)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Negaprion acutidens (Rüppell 1837)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Selachi Gnathostomata Chondrichthyes Elasmobranchii Galeomorphi Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Negaprion acutidens
Identified by Clinton Duffy on 2017-04-17
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Identified based on examination of photos
Carcharias Rafinesque, 1810
Animalia Chordata Craniata Selachi Gnathostomata Chondrichthyes Elasmobranchii Galeomorphi Lamniformes Odontaspididae Carcharias
largetooth sand tigers
Identified by Ledger
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Ledger]
Carcharias Rafinesque, 1810
Animalia Chordata Craniata Selachi Gnathostomata Chondrichthyes Elasmobranchii Galeomorphi Lamniformes Odontaspididae Carcharias
largetooth sand tigers
Identified by Joshua Drew
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Placeholder until species ID is published.
Citations
Drew et al. 2013, Voucher of Carcharias
Believed to possibly be C. tricuspidatus, but not confirmed as such
 
Drew et al. 2013
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Media Details
Drew et al. 2013
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Kiribati
Specific Locality: Kingsmill Group, Gilbert Islands
Verbatim Locality: 'Kingsmill Islands' [Kingsmill Group, Gilbert Islands]
Locality Remarks: 176 deg W approximate Coordinates approximate
General Habitat: [SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: .466477° 174.11717° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 383635 m
Rachel Vinsel; 2014-02-21; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1998-03-01)
Ich. Field Number: GARRETT:KGM
Collecting Event Remarks: End of date collected range set to latest date of data entry for a cataloged item in this collecting event
Collectors
Andrew Garrett
Identifiers
field number: GARRETT:KGM
group number: 25
previous number: MCZ 113-S
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
Attributes
total length: 910 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: Collector and donor: Garrett_Andrew. Received at MCZ April 1864. Note: this is probably the specimen described by Garman (1913:118-119) as Aprionodon acutidens and under which he notes the use of the genus Carcharias for that species in his synonymy. KEH & ADW 18-Apr-2017.
Media
 
MCZ Ichthyology Sharks sh-000001, pg.5

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MCZ Ichthyology Sharks sh-000001, pg.5