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Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1996-03-01

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central | West Indies

Current Identification
Ogcocephalus radiatus (Mitchill, 1818)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Paracanthopterygii Lophiiformes Ogcocephalioidea Ogcocephalidae
Common Name(s): polka-dot batfish; spotted batfish
Determiner: Kristin E. Blake
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Blake_KE/1996]
Previous Identification
Ogcocephalus cubifrons (Richardson, 1836)
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Paracanthopterygii Lophiiformes Ogcocephalioidea Ogcocephalidae
Common Name(s): murciƩlago diablo; polka-dot batfish
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: ]

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  • BSNH Catalog Number: 253
  • field number: Z49965
  • group number: 298

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
age class adult [no agent data]
standard length 180 [no agent data], Method: muse migration 2010-03-19

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  • Formerly mistakenly known as MCZ 253. Received from the Boston Society of Natural History. Original No. BSNH 253.

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [no sovereign nation data]
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • https://marineregions.org/mrgid/8749 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • West Indies
  • Habitat Description:
  • [SALINITY: M]
  • Georeference:
  • 16.3153760, -73.755861 (Error radius: 2037392m) By: Emily Blank on 2020-03-20 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1996-03-01
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • End of date collected range set to latest date of data entry for a cataloged item in this collecting event
  • Ich. Field Number:
  • Z49965
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

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  • [Masked]