Pteromylaeus bovinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Edwards, A. J., Gill, A. C. & Abohweyere, P. O., 2003, A revision of F. R. Irvine’s Ghanaian marine fishes in the collections of The Natural History Museum, London, Journal of Natural History 37 (18), pp. 2213-2267 : 2228

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Pteromylaeus bovinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)


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Irvine name. Myliobatis aquila (Linnaeus) . Misidentification, despite correct key and figure which is clearly P. bovinus .

Reference material. Ghana (Irvine 55)— BMNH 1930.8.26.8 (one: 691 mm TL, 304 mm DW).

Distribution. In the eastern Atlantic from Portugal to South Africa. Also recorded from the Mediterranean and SW Indian Ocean (Quéro et al., 1990).

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