Muskellunge - ROM2004_1046_12



Geography: Canada, Ontario: Essex County, Sandwich West Township. Turkey Creek, about 1 km upstream from Detroit River, described by local as "most polluted creek in the province, but better than it used to be". Longitude: 0830556 W; Latitude: 421441 N
Date: June 12, 1997
maximum length=312 mm
    • Attributes
    • Objects
    • Taxonomy
    • KingdomAnimalia
    • PhylumChordata
    • ClassActinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
    • OrderEsociformes
    • FamilyEsocidae
    • GenusEsox
    • SpecificEpithetmasquinongy
Object number: 70936
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DescriptionSequencing of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) has become a valuable tool for scientists studying the living world and the history of life. Molecular data allows researchers to reconstruct evolutionary relationships based on shared (phylogenetic) characters.
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