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  • Breviraja nigriventralis
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Holotype of Breviraja nigriventralis
  • Off French Guiana [VERBATIM DEPTH:732 m]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southwest: Amazonian
  • 21/3/1963-21/3/1963 (1963-03-21)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Breviraja nigriventralis McEachran & Matheson, 1985
Animalia Chordata Craniata Neoselachii Batoidea Gnathostomata Chondrichthys Elasmobranchii Batidoidimorpha Rajiformes Rajidae Breviraja nigriventralis
Identified by John D. McEachran, R. Edward Matheson
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: McEachern, Matheson/1985]
McEachran and Matheson 1985, Page 1035, Holotype of Breviraja nigriventralis
[pages: 1035-1035]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Off French Guiana [VERBATIM DEPTH:732 m]
Verbatim Locality: Off French Guiana
Locality Remarks: McEachran published this as 53°W, to be checked.
General Habitat: [TEMP: sur. 81°F][SALINITY: M]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 732 m
Coordinates: 7° 14´ N 52° 55´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 115 km
[no agent data]; 2010-03-19; Source: unknown
Coordinate Remarks: Lat. seconds and Long. seconds blank in MUSE (Fish). Set to 30, Maximum Error set to 115 km. in MCZbase
Collecting Date: 21/3/1963-21/3/1963 (1963-03-21)
Ich. Field Number: OREGON4293
RV Oregon
field number: OREGON4293
group number: 38
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1
total length: 402 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Copeia 1985(4):1042-1045, fig 6 tab 3. Maturing male. PTs to MCZ 61440.
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