Pasiphaeidae Dana, 1852

Arnes-Urgelles, Camila, Buglass, Salome, Ahyong, Shane T., Salinas-de-Leon, Pelayo, Wicksten, Mary K. & Marsh, Leigh, 2020, Arthropoda; Crustacea; Decapoda of deep-sea volcanic habitats of the Galapagos Marine Reserve, Tropical Eastern Pacific, Biodiversity Data Journal 8, pp. 54482-54482 : 54482

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Pasiphaeidae Dana, 1852


Pasiphaeidae Dana, 1852


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: CDF Volunteer; behavior: in water column; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Image only; associatedMedia:; occurrenceID: H1443_190411_Pasiphaeidae_stet.; Taxon: scientificNameID:; scientificName: Pasiphaeidae; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Malacostraca; order: Decapoda; family: Pasiphaeidae; scientificNameAuthorship: Dana, 1852; taxonomicStatus: accepted; Location: locationID: MRGID8403; waterBody: Pacific Ocean; country: Ecuador; stateProvince: Galapagos; locality: Southeast ; verbatimLocality: Galapagos Platform; minimumDepthInMeters: 458; maximumDepthInMeters: 458; decimalLatitude: -0.375; decimalLongitude: -90.8144; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 15; Identification: identifiedBy: Mary Wicksten; dateIdentified: 2017; identificationRemarks: ID from imagery only; identificationQualifier: Pasiphaeidae gen. indet.; Event: eventID: NA064; samplingProtocol: Remotely Operated Vehicles; eventDate: 07-05-15; eventTime: 7:04:11 PM; habitat: Volcanic Cone; Record Level: language: en; bibliographicCitation: WoRMS (2019). Pasiphaeidae Dana, 1852. Accessed at: on 2019-08-23; institutionCode: CDF; collectionCode: Arthropoda; datasetName: Video transect framegrabs; basisOfRecord: HumanObservation GoogleMaps


Translucent, carries eggs so must be Caridea , elongate body, however, cannot see legs to be sure. Fig. 32 View Figure 32