Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Bodianus mesothorax

  • Author and date of publication

    (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

  • Preferred Common name

    Eclipse Pigfish

  • Date Identified

    1995

  • Identified By

    Dr Martin F. Gomon - Museums Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit specimen Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Dr Victor G. Springer - United States National Museum (USNM), et al

  • Sampling Method

    SCUBA and rotenone

  • Date Visited From

    23/10/1978

  • Date Visited To

    23/10/1978

  • Depth To (m)

    9.1

  • Depth From (m)

    1

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Ichthyology

  • Collecting Areas

    Ichthyology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Papua New Guinea

  • Precise Location

    Ninigo Islands, just SE of Ami Island

  • Latitude

    -1.23

  • Longitude

    144.37

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84