FMNH 17224

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  • 17224 Cypselurus alienus
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    Description: 17224 Cypselurus alienus FZ -
FM Catalog: Fishes
Scientific Name: Cypselurus alienus
Type Status: Holotype
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beloniformes
Family: Exocoetidae
Genus: Cypselurus
Species: alienus
Field #: CPE1928-1
Geography: North America, Atlantic , Cuba, West Indies: south coast, near Santiago
DWc Country: Cuba
Date Collected: 28 Nov 1928
Tissue Available?: No
Co-ordinates Available?: Yes
Count: 1
Type Status: Holotype
EMu IRN: 613589
OccurenceID: 887e948f-6bc7-4efa-ae05-6bc63cc028ba

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