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CAS-ICH 200110 Scolecenchelys gymnota   [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  McCosker, J. E. / 19 Mar 2009 Ophichthidae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 1/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-55% isopropanol Other/Previous Number Size 245 mm
Collector; Vessel Herald, Earl S.; Rofen (Harry), Robert R.; et al; Pioneer (& Pioneer II?) Field Number GVF 0044 Date Collected 16 Aug 1951 : 900-1200
Continent/Ocean Pacific Ocean / NW & Central Pacific Country U. S. Minor Outlying Islands State Palmyra Atoll County
Water Body Drainage Island Group Line Is. Island Palmyra Atoll
Depth 0.5-10 ft Width Salinity Gear 40 lbs. poison
Locality Inside reef on west side of Paradise Island Jetty.
Latitude-Longitude 5°52'30"N, 162°4'42"W Bottom Type flat table like reef with occasional shallow pools
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Collecting Event Remarks See GVF 0044 (sta. 45) for more data; GVF Pacific Equatorial Exped.