Dicopia,

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

Dicopia
status

 

cf. Dicopia 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. Dicopia morphospecies; scientificName: Dicopia sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Ascidiacea; order: Phlebobranchia; family: Octacnemidae; genus: Dicopia; taxonRank: genus; scientificNameAuthorship: Sluiter, 1905; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: Eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone ; verbatimLocality: Site EPIRB; maximumDepthInMeters: 3927; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.6789; decimalLongitude: -114.4093; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Craig Young, 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: 10:47; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 7 (RV07); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps  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. Dicopia morphospecies; scientificName: Dicopia sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Ascidiacea; order: Phlebobranchia; family: Octacnemidae; genus: Dicopia; taxonRank: genus; scientificNameAuthorship: Sluiter, 1905; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4063; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.9666; decimalLongitude: -116.5573; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Craig Young, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Remotely Operated Vehicle; eventDate: 2013-10-15; eventTime: 23:58; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 3 (RV03); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps 

Notes

Attached to polymetallic nodules by a short, thick stalk of transparent tunic. Expansive incurrent siphon appears as a smiling mouth on the side of the animal. Large incurrent (atrial) siphon on top appears as a transparent region when open. Nearly circular in shape when viewed from above.

Fig. 28