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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A31149-4

Preserved specimen of Melanolagus bericoides (Borodin, 1929) | Bigscale Deepsea Smelt recorded on 2014-06-23


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number A31149-4
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Spirit specimen|Wet|formalin 10%|ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Adrian Flynn - University of Queensland & Museum Victoria  
Identified date 23/06/2014
Collector University of Queensland & Museum Victoria  
Supplied as "Dr Adrian Flynn - University of Queensland & Museum Victoria"
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Field number SO234/1 M903
Language en
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [RMT-16, 700um Bucket cod-end (opening & closing rectangular midwater trawl)]
Dataset / Survey name [2014 Sonne Walvis Ridge]
Date identified 2014-06-23
Supplied as 23/06/2014


Dataset / Survey name 2014 Sonne Walvis Ridge  
Event ID SO234/1 M903
Field number SO234/1 M903
Occurrence date 2014-06-23
Supplied date "2014-06-23T20:32:00\2014-06-23T22:31:00"
Sampling protocol RMT-16, 700um Bucket cod-end (opening & closing rectangular midwater trawl)  
Date precision DAY
Event time 20:32:00\22:31:00


Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Craniata | Gnathostomata | Actinopterygii | Argentiniformes | Bathylagidae
Scientific name Melanolagus bericoides
Supplied scientific name "Melanolagus bericoides (Borodin, 1929)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Bigscale Deepsea Smelt
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Argentiniformes
Family Bathylagidae
Genus Melanolagus
Species Melanolagus bericoides
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Borodin, 1929)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography South Atlantic Ocean
Locality Walvis Ridge
Latitude -22.3006
Supplied as: "-22.3006"
Longitude 8.6639
Supplied as: "8.6639"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Walvis Ridge
Water body South Atlantic Ocean
Minimum depth in meters 800
Maximum depth in meters 796
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Marine true

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