Lepralielloidea cf subsp. morphospecies var. 2,,

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

Lepralielloidea cf subsp. morphospecies var. 2
status

 

cf. Ophidiidae morphospecies 2 

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Jeffrey Drazen, Astrid Leitner; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On seafloor; 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: cf. Ophidiidae morphospecies 2; scientificName: Ophidiidae sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Actinopterygii; order: Ophidiiformes; family: Ophidiidae; taxonRank: family; scientificNameAuthorship: Rafinesque, 1810; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum B; maximumDepthInMeters: 3605; locationRemarks: RV Thompson Cruise TN319; decimalLatitude: 12.4353; decimalLongitude: -116.5533; 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: 2015-03-09; eventTime: 19:15; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: CA09; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps 

Notes

Angular head with lighter coloration along lower jaw. Rectangular body shape that maintains near maximum body depth for most of standard length. Dark contiguous dorsal and anal fins. Observed to drag body over sediment and leave a trail.

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