Large ray around 900 mm in total length (including tail). Image is not of good enough quality to do much identification. There are multiple spine rows on the tail and dorsal midline. The thorns are large and the disc is rather deeply indented marginally (spade-shaped). Need a count of thorns and other details for ID.
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Chondrichthyes (Rays, Sharks & relatives) > Rajiformes (Rays, skates & sawfishes) > Rajidae (Rays & skates)|
|Behaviour:||Swimming above seabed.|
|Site:||Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field|
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
|Latitude:||3 deg 29' 00" N|
|Longitude:||7 deg 28' 00" E|
|Project Partners:||Total E&P Nigeria, Bourbon, Oceaneering|
|Deposited By:||Mr R Curry|
|Deposited On:||08 December 2009|
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