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AuthorTh.W. van Lidth de Jeude
TitleOn Orthragoriscus nasus, Ranzani
JournalNotes from the Leyden Museum
Volume14
Year1892
Issue1/2
Pages127-128
ISSN1872-9231
AbstractIn volume XII of this periodical I described a large specimen of Orthragoriscus captured on our coast at Ameland in Dec. 1889, and called attention to the differences in the various descriptions to be found of this species of fishes.
In the end of November of last year another specimen was washed ashore at Callantsoog on our coast and was, trough the kindness of Dr. P. P. C. Hoek director of the Zo├Âlogical Station at Nieuwediep, presented to the Leyden Museum. Though a large one this specimen is not so gigantic as our former one. The dimensions are as follows: Distance from tip of snout to extremity of tail. M 1.23 Distance from root of dorsal fin to root of anal fin, measured at their anterior side . . . . M 0.76 Distance from root of dorsal fin to root of anal fin, measured at their posterior side. . . . M 0.64 Distance from top of dorsal fin to top of anal fin. M 1.62 Distance between tip of snout and anterior side of the root of dorsal fin. . . . . . . . M 0.77 Distance between tip of snout and anterior side of the root of anal fin . . . . . . . . M 0.87 Distance from tip of upper jaw to anterior side of the root of pectoral fin . . . . . . . M 0.40 Distance from tip of snout to anterior side of the root of pectoral fin . . . . . . . . M 0.43 Distance between tip of upper jaw to centre of the eye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M 0.19 5 Distance between tip of snout to centre of the eye. M 0.22 5 Our specimen is a male and weighed about 90 Kg.
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