Measurements and Counts for Notacanthidae Specimens

Metadata Updated: February 1, 2017

Taxonomic data were collected for specimens of deep-sea spiny eels (Notacanthidae) from the Hawaiian Ridge by Bruce C. Mundy. Specimens were collected off the north shore of Maui (21?07?N, 156?0.13?W) on 16 July 1972 with a 12.05 m shrimp trawl, at the Southeast Hancock Seamount (29?47?N, 179?04?E) on 5 November 1986 with a 1.8 m Isaacs-Kidd midwater trawl, and from the outflow of the Keahole Point, Hawai?i Island (19?43?N,156?03?W), Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) experimental Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) facility?s 40-inch intake pipe in 2004. Additional taxonomic data were collected from notacanthid specimens in the fish collection of the U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Measurements were taken to the nearest 0.1 mm with dial calipers, except those of total or standard length, which were taken by stretching the specimens on a steel ruler. Vertebral counts and fin element counts were taken from digital X-rays.

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Metadata Date September 8, 2016
Metadata Created Date January 16, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 1, 2017
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Metadata Date September 8, 2016
Metadata Created Date January 16, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 1, 2017
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Responsible Party Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (Point of Contact, Custodian); ()
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Temporal Extent Begin 1972-07-01
Temporal Extent End 2009-09-10

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