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CAS-ICH 65961 Scolecenchelys gymnota   [Catalog of Fishes]       ID by/date  Kimura, Seishi / 2018 Ophichthidae
Counts (Alc/Skel/CS) 2/0/0 Prep Type - Preservative alc-75% EtOH Other/Previous Number Size      
Collector; Vessel Poss, S. G.; Catania, D.; et al  Field Number SGP 87-34 Date Collected 22 May 1987 : 1605-1735
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 w/ dipnets
Locality On top of isolated reef ca. 200m south of Wongat I.
Latitude-Longitude -5.135597°, 145.817174°; uncertainty: 1494 m (Source: FishNet Collaborative Georeferencing Project) Bottom Type Reef flat w/coral heads, soft coral & sand patches
Georef. RemarksError covers area around Wongat Island.
Acc. Number 1987-XI:10 Specimen Remarks PHOTOGRAPHS: CATANIA, ROLL 322; No det. date given, specs returned by Kimura in 2018.
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