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CAS-ICH 2453 Atherinops insularum guadalupae  [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  Atherinopsidae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 1/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-75% EtOH Other/Previous Number 0005 Size      
Collector; Vessel Clark, H. Walton; Lanier, Robert J.  Field Number C&L 17-III-32 Date Collected 17 Mar 1932 
Continent/Ocean Pacific Ocean / NE Pacific Country Mexico State Baja California County
Water Body Drainage Island Group Island Guadalupe I.
Depth Width Salinity Gear 2 shore hauls of 150 ft. seine
Locality Guadalupe Island, small sandbar at N.E. anchorage (near elephant seals opposite shack); rough sea.
Latitude-Longitude 29.141141°, -118.267502°; uncertainty: 5415 m (Source: FishNet Collaborative Georeferencing Project) Bottom Type
Georef. RemarksPolygon covers NE landing side of Guadalupe Island, Islas Revillagigedos are a few hundred miles south of Guadalupe. In 1925, the California Academy of Sciences (San Francisco) mounted an expedition to explore the Revillagigedo Archipelago off the Pacific coast of Mexico (Hanna 1926). The U.S. Navy generously provided the ship, the U.S.Ortolan, a mine sweeper. En route to the Revillagigedo Archipelago, the expedition spent three days at Isla Guadalupe (1922 April 1925).
Acc. Number Specimen Remarks CAS 02452-02457 IN ONE JAR.; TEMPLETON CROCKER EXPED.
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