Bathysaurus sp.

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Bathysaurus sp.


Rare sequence of lizardfish swimming/landing on the seabed Bathysaurus sp. (mollis?) Link to the video:

Item Type:Image
Title:Bathysaurus sp.
Creator(s):Gates, AR
Date:26 November 2016
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Order Aulopiformes (Grinners, Lizardfishes) > Family Bathysauridae (Lizardfish)
Species:Bathysaurus sp.
Behaviour:Swimming and landing on the seabed
Site:Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Kitatange-1
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):2320
Latitude:9 deg 35' 00" S
Longitude:40 deg 20' 00" E
Countries:East Africa > Tanzania
Substratum:Deep-sea mud
Rig:Noble Globetrotter II
Project Partners:BG Group, Oceaneering
ROV:Millennium 141
Keywords:Bathysaurus, lizardfish
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:03 March 2017

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