Pachycara cf. nazca Anderson & Bluhm, 1997,

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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Pachycara cf. nazca Anderson & Bluhm, 1997
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Pachycara cf. nazca Anderson & Bluhm, 1997 

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On seafloor; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; 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; 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: Pachycaracf.nazca; scientificName: Pachycaranazca; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Actinopterygii; order: Perciformes; family: Zoarcidae; genus: Pachycara; taxonRank: species; scientificNameAuthorship: Anderson & Bluhm, 1997; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4070; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.7605; decimalLongitude: -116.4679; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Astrid Leitner, Jeffrey Drazen, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Remotely Operated Vehicle; eventDate: 2013-10-18; eventTime: 2:24; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 5 (RV05); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps  Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: AB1-TR06-fish-1; recordNumber: AB1-TR06-fish-1; recordedBy: Jeffrey Drazen, Astrid Leitner; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: tissue and DNA voucher stored in 80% non-denatured ethanol aqueous solution and remainder of animal preserved in 4% formaldehyde; 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; 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: Pachycaranazca; scientificName: Pachycaranazca; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Actinopterygii; order: Perciformes; family: Zoarcidae; genus: Pachycara; taxonRank: species; scientificNameAuthorship: Anderson & Bluhm, 1997; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4106; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.9022; decimalLongitude: -116.5742; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Astrid Leitner, Jeffrey Drazen, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler, Eric Anderson; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified by morphology of collected specimen; Event: samplingProtocol: Baited Trap; eventDate: 2013-10-20; eventTime: 7:44; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: TR06; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps  Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: AB1-TR06-fish-2; recordNumber: AB1-TR06-fish-2; recordedBy: Jeffrey Drazen, Astrid Leitner; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: tissue and DNA voucher stored in 80% non-denatured ethanol aqueous solution and remainder of animal preserved in 4% formaldehyde; 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; 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: Pachycaranazca; scientificName: Pachycaranazca; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Actinopterygii; order: Perciformes; family: Zoarcidae; genus: Pachycara; taxonRank: species; scientificNameAuthorship: Anderson & Bluhm, 1997; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4106; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.9022; decimalLongitude: -116.5742; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Astrid Leitner, Jeffrey Drazen, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler, Eric Anderson; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified by morphology of collected specimen; Event: samplingProtocol: Baited Trap; eventDate: 2013-10-20; eventTime: 7:44; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: TR06; 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: On seafloor; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; 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; 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: Pachycaracf.nazca; scientificName: Pachycaranazca; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Actinopterygii; order: Perciformes; family: Zoarcidae; genus: Pachycara; taxonRank: species; scientificNameAuthorship: Anderson & Bluhm, 1997; 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

Large, deep-bodied eel-like shape. Large prominent lips and small rounded eyes. Large, rounded bulbous head. Smooth, scale-less appearance. Very round, large pectoral fins. Colors range from grey to white. Distinguished from other zoarcid morphospecies by large size, rounded head and pectoral fins.

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