Bathypterois mediterraneus Bauchot, 1963 was observed resting on the seabed on one occasion before deployment of the bait. It was identified based on its characteristic elongated body with two thickened and elongated pelvic fin rays and pronounced uppermost rays of the pectoral fins (as long as body length).
|Date:||17 December 2010|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish)|
|Site:||Atlantic > Mediterranean > Eastern Mediterranean > Kiwi|
|Latitude:||32 deg 15' 33" N|
|Longitude:||28 deg 38' 45" W|
|Countries:||North Africa > Egypt|
North Africa > Egypt
|Project Partners:||Statoil, Transocean, Oceaneering|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||27 February 2012|
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