Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Argyropelecus gigas

  • Author and date of publication

    Norman, 1930

  • Preferred Common name

    Giant Hatchetfish

  • Date Identified

    /09/2009

  • Identified By

    Dr John R. Paxton - Australian Museum (AM)

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Tissue frozen ethanol 100%, absolute ethanol 100%, absolute

  • Expedition Name

    Sonne 209 Bioluminescence Cruise

  • Collection Event Code

    Sonne 209 - PCT 19

  • Sampling Method

    RMT-16, 700um Bucket cod-end (opening & closing rectangular midwater trawl)

  • Date Visited From

    12/09/2010 9:19 PM

  • Date Visited To

    12/09/2010 10:46 PM

  • Depth To (m)

    50

  • Depth From (m)

    598

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    DNA Laboratory

  • Collecting Areas

    Tissue and DNA

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Ocean

    Eastern Pacific

  • Country

    Chile

  • Precise Location

    Peru-Chile Trench

  • Latitude

    -23.3719;-23.3839

  • Longitude

    -71.3536;-71.3544

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    GPS

  • Georeference Protocol

    gps original

  • Georeference Date

    2010-09-13T00:00:00