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CAS-ICH 34473 Corythoichthys insularis   [Catalog of Fishes] PARATYPE ID by/date  Dawson, C. E. / 1977 Syngnathidae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 13/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-75% EtOH Other/Previous Number CAS 33159 Size      
Collector; Vessel McCosker, John E.; et al  Field Number JEM 75-17 Date Collected 19 Feb 1975 : 1000-1230
Continent/Ocean Indian Ocean Country Comoros State Grande Comore County
Water Body Drainage Island Group Comoro Is. Island Grande Comore I.
Depth Width Salinity Gear pronoxfish
Locality North of Hotel Itsandra, in front of "Coelacanth Grotto"; deep caves above coral sand slope; 50m from shore.
Latitude-Longitude -11.655118°, 43.261681°; uncertainty: 1017 m (Source: FishNet Collaborative Georeferencing Project) Bottom Type
Georef. RemarksUnable to locate Coelacanth Grotto.
Acc. Number 1975-III:13 Specimen Remarks Publ.: Copeia 1977 (no.2): 324
Collecting Event Remarks Outgoing tide.