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CAS-ICH 65620 Scolopsis   [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  Nemipteridae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 1/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-75% EtOH Other/Previous Number Size      
Collector; Vessel Poss, Stuart G.; Catania, David; et al  Field Number SGP 87-20 Date Collected 13 May 1987 : 1355-1455
Continent/Ocean Pacific Ocean / Indo-West Pacific Country Papua New Guinea State Madang Province County
Water Body Bismarck Sea Drainage Island Group Island
Depth Width Salinity Gear rotenone & scuba
Locality off NE side of Masas I. (Little Pig) just west of passage between Masas and Tab (Pig) islands.
Latitude-Longitude -5.170147°, 145.836598°; uncertainty: 207 m (Source: FishNet Collaborative Georeferencing Project) Bottom Type coral, coral rubble, and a little silt
Acc. Number 1987-XI:10 Specimen Remarks PHOTOGRAPHS: CATANIA, ROLLS 314 & 315
Collecting Event Remarks Slope with coral flattening out at 50-60 ft.