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CAS-ICH 33012 Pempheris bexillon   [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  MOOI & RANDALL Pempheridae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 1/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-75% EtOH Other/Previous Number Size 121 mm SL
Collector; Vessel McCosker, J. E.; Lagios, M. D.  Field Number JEM 75-1 Date Collected Feb. 1975 
Continent/Ocean Indian Ocean Country Comoros State Grande Comore County
Water Body Drainage Island Group Comoro Is. Island Grande Comore I.
Depth 10 m Width Salinity Gear spear, handnet, trap
Locality Rock reef in front of Hotel Coelacanthe; lava rock.
Latitude-Longitude -11.696886°, 43.248641°; uncertainty: 2323 m (Source: FishNet Collaborative Georeferencing Project) Bottom Type
Georef. RemarksUnable to locate Hotel Coelacanthe but it is somewhere in Moroni.
Acc. Number 1975-III:13 Specimen Remarks Caught with spear. Male.
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