Catalog Number: USNM 49703
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): O. Jenkins
Locality: Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii, United States, Pacific
- Type: Jenkins, O. P. 1901. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission. 19 (for 1899): 399, fig. 11.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.
Depth range (m): 6.5 - 6.5
Temperature range (°C): 25.104 - 25.104
Nitrate (umol/L): 0.006 - 0.006
Salinity (PPS): 34.930 - 34.930
Oxygen (ml/l): 4.799 - 4.799
Phosphate (umol/l): 0.114 - 0.114
Silicate (umol/l): 1.304 - 1.304
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Recorded at 30 meters.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Canthigaster jactator
No available public DNA sequences.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Canthigaster jactator
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems
Canthigaster jactator is a member of the pufferfish family that is endemic to the Hawaiian islands. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a length of 9 centimeters (3.5 in).
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