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CAS-ICH 224136 Pseudomyrophis nimius   [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  McCosker, J. E. / Aug 2006 Ophichthidae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 1/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-75% EtOH Other/Previous Number Size      
Collector; Vessel Iwamoto, Tomio; R/V Dr. Fridtjof Nansen Field Number NANSEN 3778 Date Collected 21 Apr 2005 : 2023-2055
Continent/Ocean Atlantic Ocean / SE Atlantic Country Angola State County
Water Body Drainage Island Group Island
Depth Width Salinity Gear large otter trawl, 1300 m wire out
Locality Angola
Latitude-Longitude 6°55'S, 11°43'E (Source: GPS) Bottom Type
Acc. Number Specimen Remarks Specimen first known from the e. Atlantic, w/ vertebrate count < that of all known w. Atlantic spec., but same dentitionand pore conditions.
Collecting Event Remarks Course: 240° from start of trawl at given coordinates. Trawling speed 3 knots.