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Free Content Biological Results of the University of Miami Deep-Sea Expeditions. 87.

Bassogigas Profundissimus (Pisces; Brotulidae) from the Puerto Rico Trench

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The fifth known specimen of the brotulid species Bassogigas profundissimus (Roule, 1913) is reported from a depth of 8370 m in the Puerto Rico Trench. It represents the deepest capture of a vertebrate. The specimen is described and compared with those previously described. The cephalic lateralis system is described.

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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 01 March 1972

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