New morphological and molecular evidence confirm the presence of the Norwegian skate Dipturus nidarosiensis (Storm, 1881) in the Mediterranean Sea and extend its distribution to the western basin

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Ramírez-Amaro, S. (Sergio); Ordines, F. (Francesc); Puerto-González, M.Á. (Miguel Ángel); García-Ruiz, C. (Cristina); Ramon, C. (Cori); Terrasa, B. (Bàrbara); Massutí, E. (Enric);
(2017)
  • Publisher: Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
  • Journal: Mediterranean Marine Science (issn: 1791-6763, eissn: 1108-393X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.12681/mms.1950
  • Subject: western Mediterranean | Systematic, Taxonomic, Genetic | Dipturus nidarosiensis | Alboran Sea | DNA barcoding | deep-sea skate | first record | Alboran Sea, deep-sea skate, Dipturus nidarosiensis, DNA barcoding, misidentification, western Mediterranean

The present study confirms the presence of the Norwegian skate Dipturus nidarosiensis (Storm, 1881) in the Mediterranean Sea, by means of morphological traits and molecular markers providing the first record of this species in the Alboran Sea. Cannas et al. (2010) repor... View more
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