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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Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: AB02-BC02-CS-02; recordNumber: AB02-BC02-CS-02; NHM524; recordedBy: Diva J Amon, Amanda F Ziegler; individualCount: 1; 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; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Ophiotholia morphospecies; scientificName: Ophiotholia sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Echinodermata; class: Ophiuroidea; order: Ophiurida; family: Ophiohelidae; genus: Ophiotholia; taxonRank: genus; scientificNameAuthorship: Lyman, 1880; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum B; maximumDepthInMeters: 4158; locationRemarks: RV Thompson Cruise TN319; decimalLatitude: 12.367; decimalLongitude: -116.51695; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Tim O'Hara, Diva J Amon, Amanda F Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2015; identificationRemarks: Identified by morphology; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Box corer; eventDate: 2015-02-17; eventTime: 12:12; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Box corer 02 (BC02); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps  


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