Ipnops sp.

Ipnops sp.Ipnops sp.


A fish that has been rarely photographed. 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.

Item Type:Image
Title:Ipnops sp.
Creator(s):Gates, A.
Identification:Sulak, K.
Date:10 April 2013
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Order Aulopiformes (Grinners, Lizardfishes) > Ipnopidae
Species:Ipnops sp.
Site:Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Mzia-2
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1623
Countries:East Africa > Tanzania
Substratum:Deep-sea mud
Rig:Deep Sea Metro I
Project Partners:BG Group, Oceaneering
ROV:Millennium 113
Keywords:Ipnops Tanzania Indian Ocean
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:14 August 2014

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