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

publication ID

persistent identifier

treatment provided by

Biodiversity Data Journal by Pensoft

scientific name



cf. Bathystylodactylus morphospecies


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On seafloor; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Bathystylodactylus morphospecies; scientificName: Bathystylodactylus sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Malacostraca; order: Decapoda; family: Stylodactylidae; genus: Bathystylodactylus; taxonRank: genus; scientificNameAuthorship: Hanamura & Takeda, 1996; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: Eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone ; verbatimLocality: Site EPIRB; maximumDepthInMeters: 3922; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.6786; decimalLongitude: -114.4074; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Mary Wicksten, 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: 11:07; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 7 (RV07); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservation GoogleMaps


Elongate setose legs and rostrum, abdominal appendages do not protrude laterally, shrimp is pale pink, not red, posture is with front of body angled slightly upward from sediment surface.

Fig. 19