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Megalops atlanticus

Preparation:
Dry Osteological Specimen
Specimen Notes
Prep Count:
1
1
Place:
No Data. Indo-Pacific
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Other Numbers:
Bone Ledger Number : 26340
USNM Number:
260337
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Fish bone ledger no 26340; skull.
Record Last Modified:
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
Professor Felipe Poey
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic, Caribbean Sea
Preparation:
Dry Osteological Specimen
Specimen Notes
Prep Count:
1
1
Place:
Cuba, Cuba, Atlantic
Collection Date:
1857
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Other Numbers:
Original Number : 46
USNM Number:
111356
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Cranium. Original number 46.
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Megalops atlanticus

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico
Preparation:
Dry Osteological Specimen
Specimen Notes
Prep Count:
1
1
Place:
Florida, Florida, United States, Atlantic
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Other Numbers:
Bone Ledger Number : 26131
USNM Number:
266586
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Usnm fish bone no. 26131; gills.
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
Davis
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Preparation:
Dry Osteological Specimen
Specimen Notes
Prep Count:
1
1
Place:
N.C., Wilmington., North Carolina, United States, Atlantic
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Other Numbers:
Bone Ledger Number : 26253
Cast Number : 1006
Original Number : 197
USNM Number:
30674
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Fish bone ledger no. 26253; disarticulated skeleton; original no. 197 cast no. 1006.
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
I. T. Pingry
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Preparation:
Dry Osteological Specimen
Specimen Notes
Prep Count:
1
1
Place:
N.J., Long Branch., New Jersey, United States, Atlantic
Collection Date:
27 Sep 1878
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Other Numbers:
Bone Ledger Number : 26252
Cast Number : 1006
USNM Number:
21554
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Fish bone ledger no. 26252; skeleton; cast no. 1006.
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
F. W. Guibert
Preparation:
Dry Osteological Specimen
Specimen Notes
Prep Count:
1
1
Place:
Near Everglades, Florida., Florida, United States, North America
Collection Date:
22 Apr 1930
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
372195
USNM Number:
283618
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Rec'd. from patuxent lab.; one scale.
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
Professor Felipe Poey
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic, Caribbean Sea
Place:
Cuba, Cuba, Atlantic
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
USNM Number:
13056
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Original no. 156
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
William Beebe
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Place:
Bermuda, Bermuda, Atlantic
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
196272
USNM Number:
398740
Specimen Count:
3
Notes:
Locality questionable
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
J. C. Brevoort
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic, Caribbean Sea
Place:
West Indies, Atlantic
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
013737
USNM Number:
33247
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
C. H. Eigenmann
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic, Caribbean Sea
Place:
Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Cuba, Atlantic
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
049976
USNM Number:
63990
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
United States Fish Commission (USFC)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Place:
Noank, Conn., Connecticut, United States, Atlantic
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
USNM Number:
15002
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
swim bladder only
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
James Wallan
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico
Place:
Alabama, Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States, Atlantic
Collection Date:
19 Nov 1920
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
163614
USNM Number:
154012
Specimen Count:
1
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
Mexican Commission
Fernando Ferrari-Perez
Place:
Mexico: Jalisco?, Mexico, North America
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
USNM Number:
130900
Specimen Count:
3
Notes:
Locality is probably incorrect; Jalisco is not on Atlantic coast
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Megalops atlanticus

Vessel:
Orian
Collector:
Barton A. Bean
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico
Place:
Summerland Keys., Florida, United States, Atlantic
Collection Date:
6 Dec 1906
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
046822
USNM Number:
57240
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
L. L. Babcock
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico
Place:
Florida: Boca Grande, Florida, United States, Atlantic
Collection Date:
1936
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
163614
USNM Number:
128448
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Originally 2 specimens, 1 exchanged to Cornell Jan. 1949
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
John E. Randall
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Place:
Florida Keys: Lower Matecumbe Keys, seine in brackish pool, Florida, United States, Atlantic
Collection Date:
28 Sep 1957
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
216295
USNM Number:
175399
Specimen Count:
4
Record Last Modified:
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
Fernando Ferrari-Perez
Mexican Commission
Place:
Mexico: Morelos, Mexico, North America
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
027857
USNM Number:
130886
Specimen Count:
2
Notes:
Locality may refer to Puerto Morelos, on the Caribbean coast; the other cities and state of Morelos are inland.
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Megalops atlanticus

Vessel:
Fish Hawk
Collector:
United States Fish Commission (USFC)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic, Caribbean Sea
Place:
Fajardo, Porto Rico, Puerto Rico, Atlantic
Collection Date:
17 Feb 1899
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
037759
USNM Number:
50122
Specimen Count:
2
Record Last Modified:
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Megalops atlanticus

Biogeographical Region:
Caribbean
Collector:
Luis R. Rivas
Place:
Cuba, Habana, Rio Qurbu, Country Club Park, Cuba
Collection Date:
27 Aug 1946
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
Accession Number:
173500
Other Numbers:
Original Number : 706
USNM Number:
132932
Specimen Count:
3
Notes:
Ledger and note in jar say 5 specimens, but 3 in jar.
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Megalops atlanticus

Collector:
United States Fish Commission (USFC)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Place:
Connecticut: Noank, Connecticut, United States, Atlantic
Collection Date:
1874
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Elopiformes Megalopidae
Published Name:
Megalops atlanticus
USNM Number:
14844
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
viscera only
Record Last Modified:
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