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CAS-ICH 200198 Scolecenchelys macroptera   [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  McCosker, J. E. / 10 May 1998 Ophichthidae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 2/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-55% isopropanol Other/Previous Number Size      
Collector; Vessel Randall, John E.  Field Number GVF 1104 Date Collected 21 Apr 1956 
Continent/Ocean Pacific Ocean / South Pacific Country French Polynesia State Iles du Vent County
Water Body Drainage Island Group Island Tahiti
Depth 0-3.5 ft Width Salinity Gear rotenone
Locality Enclosed lagoon (or almost), Taravao.
Latitude-Longitude -17.736971°, -149.329670°; uncertainty: 1355 m (Source: FishNet Collaborative Georeferencing Project) Bottom Type mud
Acc. Number Specimen Remarks
Collecting Event Remarks Station=28; mismarked as sta. 23; Randall-Tahiti Exped.