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The observations are tough to identify, they look like an oarfish from the top with the big dorsal but they appear to show a well defined caudal fin which makes me doubt that they are of Regalecus glesne. We need another opinion on them.
|Date:||19 May 2003|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Lampridiformes (Opahs & Ribbonfish) > Regalecidae (Oar fish)|
|Site:||Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Zafiro Field|
|Latitude:||3 deg 50' 00" S|
|Longitude:||8 deg 30' 00" E|
|Countries:||West Africa > Equatorial Guinea|
|Habitat:||Tropical Water Column|
|Project Partners:||Subsea 7, Global Santa Fe, Exxon Mobil|
|ROV:||Centurion HD 115|
|Label:||Marine Life - Equatorial Guinea|
|Deposited By:||Rob Curry|
|Deposited On:||13 March 2007|
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