Xyelacyba myersi

Xyelacyba myersi


Typically, this species is dirty white, grading back to a darker tail as in this image.

Item Type:Image
Title:Xyelacyba myersi
Creator(s):Gates, A.
Identification:Sulak, K.
Date:24 May 2013
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Ophidiformes (Ophidid fish) > Ophidiidae (Cusk eels)
Species:Xyelacyba myersi
Behaviour:Possibly in feeding posture. Feeding on suprabenthic crustaceans?
Site:Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Ngisi-1
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1328
Countries:East Africa > Tanzania
Substratum:Deep-sea mud
Rig:Deep Sea Metro I
Project Partners:BG Group, Oceaneering
ROV:Millennium 113
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:10 September 2014

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