Histiobranchus cf. bathybius Guenther , 1877,

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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Histiobranchus cf. bathybius Guenther , 1877
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Histiobranchus cf. bathybius Guenther, 1877 

Histiobranchus cf. bathybius  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 " Synaphobranchidae  morphotype".

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: Swimming; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; associatedReferences: Leitner A, Neuheimer A, Donlon E, Smith CR, Drazen JC. Environmental and bathymetric influences on abyssal bait-attending communities of the Clarion Clipperton Zone. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2017.04.017; Taxon: taxonConceptID: Histiobranchuscf.bathybius; scientificName: Histiobranchusbathybius; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Actinopterygii; order: Anguilliformes; family: Synaphobranchidae; genus: Histiobranchus; taxonRank: species; scientificNameAuthorship: Günther, 1877; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum B; maximumDepthInMeters: 4249; locationRemarks: RV Thompson Cruise TN319; decimalLatitude: 12.5035; decimalLongitude: -116.6441; 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: 7:58; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 5 (AV05); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps  Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Jeffrey Drazen, Astrid Leitner; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: Feeding on bait; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; associatedReferences: Leitner A, Neuheimer A, Donlon E, Smith CR, Drazen JC. Environmental and bathymetric influences on abyssal bait-attending communities of the Clarion Clipperton Zone. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2017.04.017; Taxon: taxonConceptID: Histiobranchuscf.bathybius; scientificName: Histiobranchusbathybius; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Actinopterygii; order: Anguilliformes; family: Synaphobranchidae; genus: Histiobranchus; taxonRank: species; scientificNameAuthorship: Günther, 1877; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum B; maximumDepthInMeters: 4263; locationRemarks: RV Thompson Cruise TN319; decimalLatitude: 12.4526; decimalLongitude: -116.6488; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Astrid Leitner, Jeffrey Drazen, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2015; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Baited Camera; eventDate: 2015-03-07; eventTime: 17:06; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: CA08; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps 

Notes

Elongated eel-like body with small pectoral fins and large jaws extending well past eye. Dorsal fin insertion before anus. Generally white to grey. No prominent lateral line pores. Notch near the end of the anal fin.

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