Lepralielloidea cf subsp. morphospecies var. 3,,

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.5.e14598

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scientific name

Lepralielloidea cf subsp. morphospecies var. 3
status

 

cf. Ophidiidae morphospecies 3 

cf. Ophidiidae morphospecies 3  In the "Atlas of Abyssal Megafauna Morphotypes of the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone" created for the ISA (http://ccfzatlas.com/), this morphospecies is listed as " Ophidiidae  morphotype 3".

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: Swimming; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Ophidiidae morphospecies 3; scientificName: Ophidiidae sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Actinopterygii; order: Ophidiiformes; family: Ophidiidae; taxonRank: family; scientificNameAuthorship: Rafinesque, 1810; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum B; maximumDepthInMeters: 4248; locationRemarks: RV Thompson Cruise TN319; decimalLatitude: 12.4848; decimalLongitude: -116.6549; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Astrid Leitner, Jeffrey Drazen, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2015; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Autonomous Underwater Vehicle; eventDate: 2015-03-04; eventTime: 10:12; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 5 (AV05); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps 

Notes

Slender fish with large and distinctive pectoral fins. Usually a grey in colour.

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