Overview

Distribution

Western Atlantic: Caribbean Sea to northern South America (Ref. 5217) and Brazil.
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Western Atlantic.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Analspines: 1; Analsoft rays: 9
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Size

Maximum size: 98.8 mm SL
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Max. size

9.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 13608))
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Type Information

Paratype for Bellator ribeiroi Miller
Catalog Number: USNM 231736
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1964
Locality: Colombia, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic
Vessel: Oregon
  • Paratype: Miller, G. C. 1965. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences. 28 (3): 259-266.
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Paratype for Bellator ribeiroi Miller
Catalog Number: USNM 231733
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1963
Locality: Brazil-Maranhao., Brazil, Atlantic
Depth (m): 48 to 48
Vessel: Oregon
  • Paratype: Miller, G. C. 1965. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences. 28 (3): 259-266.
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Holotype for Bellator ribeiroi Miller
Catalog Number: USNM 231731
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1963
Locality: Brazil-Maranhao, Brazil, Atlantic
Vessel: Oregon
  • Holotype: Miller, G. C. 1965. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences. 28 (3): 259-266.
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Paratype for Bellator ribeiroi Miller
Catalog Number: USNM 231732
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1964
Locality: Colombia, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic
Vessel: Oregon
  • Paratype: Miller, G. C. 1965. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences. 28 (3): 259-266.
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Paratype for Bellator ribeiroi Miller
Catalog Number: USNM 231735
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1964
Locality: Colombia, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic
Vessel: Oregon
  • Paratype: Miller, G. C. 1965. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences. 28 (3): 259-266.
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Paratype for Bellator ribeiroi Miller
Catalog Number: USNM 231734
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1964
Locality: Caribbean Sea, off Punta San Bernardo, Colombia., Colombia, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic
Depth (m): 40 to 55
Vessel: Oregon
  • Paratype: Miller, G. C. 1965. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences. 28 (3): 259-266.
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Paratype for Bellator ribeiroi Miller
Catalog Number: USNM 202538
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1964
Locality: Colombia, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic
Depth (m): 68 to 73
Vessel: Oregon
  • Paratype: Miller, G. C. 1965. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences. 28 (3): 259-266.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine; depth range 36 - 55 m (Ref. 26912)
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Depth range based on 4 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 48 - 70.5
  Temperature range (°C): 25.862 - 25.862
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.514 - 1.514
  Salinity (PPS): 36.255 - 36.255
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.255 - 4.255
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.217 - 0.217
  Silicate (umol/l): 3.089 - 3.089

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 48 - 70.5
 
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Depth: 37 - 55m.
From 37 to 55 meters.

Habitat: demersal.
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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