Smithsonius

Amon, Diva J, Ziegler, Amanda F, Drazen, Jeffrey C, Grischenko, Andrei V, Leitner, Astrid B, Lindsay, Dhugal J, Voight, Janet R, Wicksten, Mary K, Young, Craig M & Smith, Craig R, 2017, Megafauna of the UKSRL exploration contract area and eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone in the Pacific Ocean: Annelida, Arthropoda, Bryozoa, Chordata, Ctenophora, Mollusca, Biodiversity Data Journal 5, pp. 14598-14598: 14598

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scientific name

Smithsonius
status

 

cf. Smithsonius morphospecies 

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On nodule; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Smithsonius morphospecies; scientificName: Smithsonius sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Bryozoa; class: Gymnolaemata; order: Cheilostomatida; family: Bifaxariidae; genus: Smithsonius; taxonRank: genus; scientificNameAuthorship: Gordon, 1988; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4024; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.8646; decimalLongitude: -116.5481; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Andrei Grischenko, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Remotely Operated Vehicle; eventDate: 2013-10-21; eventTime: 8:24; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 6 (RV06); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservation GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On nodule; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Smithsonius morphospecies; scientificName: Smithsonius sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Bryozoa; class: Gymnolaemata; order: Cheilostomatida; family: Bifaxariidae; genus: Smithsonius; taxonRank: genus; scientificNameAuthorship: Gordon, 1988; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4119; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.8498; decimalLongitude: -116.6457; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Andrei Grischenko, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Remotely Operated Vehicle; eventDate: 2013-10-10; eventTime: 12:39; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 1 (RV01); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservation GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On nodule; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Smithsonius morphospecies; scientificName: Smithsonius sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Bryozoa; class: Gymnolaemata; order: Cheilostomatida; family: Bifaxariidae; genus: Smithsonius; taxonRank: genus; scientificNameAuthorship: Gordon, 1988; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: Eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone ; verbatimLocality: Site EPIRB; maximumDepthInMeters: 3944; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.6794; decimalLongitude: -114.4126; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Andrei Grischenko, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Remotely Operated Vehicle; eventDate: 2013-10-23; eventTime: 10:10; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 7 (RV07); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservation GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On nodule; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Smithsonius morphospecies; scientificName: Smithsonius sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Bryozoa; class: Gymnolaemata; order: Cheilostomatida; family: Bifaxariidae; genus: Smithsonius; taxonRank: genus; scientificNameAuthorship: Gordon, 1988; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: Eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone ; verbatimLocality: Site EPIRB; maximumDepthInMeters: 3953; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.6797; decimalLongitude: -114.4146; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Andrei Grischenko, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Remotely Operated Vehicle; eventDate: 2013-10-23; eventTime: 13:21; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 7 (RV07); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservation GoogleMaps  

Notes

Fixed-erect colonies with solid bifurcating branches possessing alternately arranged zooids facing in the opposite directions.

Fig. 22