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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A10109

Preserved specimen of Bathylagus antarcticus Günther, 1878 | Antarctic Big-eyed Smelt recorded on 1991-01-22


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 A10109
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Spirit specimen|Wet|formalin 10%|ethanol 70%
Collector 1.  Museum of Victoria   2.  Stranks, N. Tim   3.  Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE)  
Supplied as "Dr Chung-Chen Lu - Museum of Victoria | Tim N. Stranks - Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE)"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 7
License CC0
Supplied as
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Language en
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [trawl, IYGPT (Int. Young Gadoid Pelagic Trawl)]
Dataset / Survey name [AA91]


Dataset / Survey name AA91  
Occurrence date 1991-01-22
Supplied date "1991-01-22T09:34:00\1991-01-22T10:04:00"
Sampling protocol trawl, IYGPT (Int. Young Gadoid Pelagic Trawl)  
Date precision DAY
Event time 09:34:00\10:04:00


Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Craniata | Gnathostomata | Actinopterygii | Argentiniformes | Bathylagidae
Scientific name Bathylagus antarcticus
Supplied scientific name "Bathylagus antarcticus Günther, 1878"
Taxon rank species
Common name Antarctic Big-eyed Smelt
Supplied common name "Antarctic Deepsea Smelt"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Argentiniformes
Family Bathylagidae
Genus Bathylagus
Species Bathylagus antarcticus
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Günther, 1878
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Antarctica
Country Antarctica
Locality Prydz bay
Latitude -66.5122
Supplied as: "-66.5122"
Longitude 72.0122
Supplied as: "72.0122"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Prydz bay
Minimum depth in meters 800
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country code AQ
Location ID AA91 15 B

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