A fish that has been rarely photographed. There are three known species of Ipnops. I. agassizi (shaloower than 2000 m) and I. meadi (deeper than 3500 m) are found in the Indian Ocean. It is not possible to identify this specimen to species level because the image resolution isn't high enough. Also encountered at the Zafarani site: http://archive.serpentproject.com/2190/
|Date:||29 May 2012|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Order Aulopiformes (Grinners, Lizardfishes)|
|Site:||Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani|
|Countries:||East Africa > Tanzania|
|Habitat:||Benthic boundary zone|
|Rig:||Ocean Rig Poseidon|
|Project Partners:||Statoil, Oceaneering|
|ROV:||Millenium 93 and 73|
|Keywords:||Ipnops Tanzania Indian Ocean Lavani|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||10 January 2013|
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