Porcellanaster ceruleus Wyville Thomson, 1877

Amon, Diva J, Ziegler, Amanda F, Kremenetskaia, Antonina, Mah, Christopher L, Mooi, Rich, O'Hara, Tim, Pawson, David L, Roux, Michel & Smith, Craig R, 2017, Megafauna of the UKSRL exploration contract area and eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone in the Pacific Ocean: Echinodermata, Biodiversity Data Journal 5, pp. 11794-11794 : 11794

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Porcellanaster ceruleus Wyville Thomson, 1877


Porcellanaster ceruleus Wyville Thomson, 1877


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: AB01-EB04-NHM253 ; recordNumber: AB01-EB04-NHM253; recordedBy: Diva J Amon, Amanda F Ziegler; individualCount: 2; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On seafloor; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: tissue and DNA voucher stored in 80% non-denatured ethanol aqueous solution and remainder of animal preserved in 4% formaldehyde; otherCatalogNumbers: 95d0bd7f-0df9-47e4-8003-cd12007d54b4; associatedReferences: Amon DJ, Ziegler AF, Dahlgren TG, Glover AG, Goineau A, Gooday AJ, Wiklund H, Smith CR. Insights into the abundance and diversity of abyssal megafauna in a polymetallic-nodule region in the eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone. Scientific Reports. 2016;6. doi: 10.1038/srep30492 | Glover AG, Wiklund H, Rabone M, Amon DJ, Smith CR, O'Hara T, Mah CL, Dahlgren TG. Abyssal fauna of the UK-1 polymetallic nodule exploration claim, Clarion-Clipperton Zone, central Pacific Ocean: Echinodermata. Biodiversity data journal. 2016(4). doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e7251; associatedSequences: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KU519570 | KU519525 | KU519542; Taxon: taxonConceptID: Porcellanasterceruleus; scientificName: Porcellanasterceruleus; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Echinodermata; class: Asteroidea; order: Paxillosida; family: Porcellanasteridae; genus: Porcellanaster; taxonRank: species; scientificNameAuthorship: Wyville Thomson, 1877; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4076; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.7558; decimalLongitude: -116.4867; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 500; Identification: identifiedBy: Christopher Mah, Diva J Amon, Amanda F Ziegler, Adrian Glover, Helena Wiklund, Thomas Dahlgren; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified by morphology and DNA of collected specimen; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Brenke Epibenthic Sled; eventDate: 2013-10-17; eventTime: 1:50; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Brenke Epibenthic Sled (EB04); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: NHMUK; collectionCode: ZOO; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps


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