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CAS-ICH 200115 Scolecenchelys gymnota   [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  McCosker, J. E. / Jan 2001 Ophichthidae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 5/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-55% isopropanol Other/Previous Number Size      
Collector; Vessel Sumang, Sengich, Tewid, DeWitt, Fehlmann  Field Number GVF 1399 Date Collected 23 Sep 1957 : 1300-1700
Continent/Ocean Pacific Ocean / Indo-West Pacific Country Palau State County
Water Body Drainage Island Group Island Chol I.
Depth Width Salinity Gear 2 gals. noxfish, dipnet, hand
Locality Off northwest side of Chol I. (a sand island rising to ca. 7-8 feet at low tide).
Latitude-Longitude 7°17'13"N, 134°31'6"E Bottom Type sand & scattered small coral heads.
Acc. Number Specimen Remarks Orig. 2 specs., 3 more added 8 Jan 2001.
Collecting Event Remarks see GVF 1399 (sta. 57-21) for more data.