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Regalecus glesne

Vessel:
Delaware II
Collector:
A. Kendall
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Place:
Virginia, United States, Atlantic
Collection Date:
16 Feb 1978
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Lampridiformes Regalecidae
Published Name:
Regalecus glesne
USNM Number:
218388
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
6
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
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Regalecus glesne

Collector:
Edward Ellsberg
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico
Place:
Florida: St. Petersburg Beach. Retired Rear Adm. Edward Ellsberg dragged this 11', 2" fish from the Gulf surf., Pinellas county, Florida, United States, Atlantic
Collection Date:
6 Apr 1967
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Lampridiformes Regalecidae
Published Name:
Regalecus glesne
USNM Number:
201458
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Retired Rear Adm. Edward Ellsberg dragged this 11', 2" fish from the Gulf surf. See attached Multimedia newspaper article. Measured in March 2014 and the length is 10' 2". It has shrunk 1 foot in 47 years.
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Payanak As a Mythical Animal and As the Living Species Regalecus Glesne (Oarfish, Regalecidae, Lampridiformes)

Author:
Roberts, Tyson R.
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2002
Topic:
Tropics
Biology
Citation:
Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society, 2: 211-224.
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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