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Species Bentheuphausia amblyops (Sars, 1883)

  • Thysanopoda amblyops Sars, G.O. 1883. Preliminary notices on the Schizopoda of H.M.S. "Challenger" Expedition. Bulletin of the Mauritius Institute 7: 1-43 [23].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH 1 specimen, off Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic Ocean.

 

Distribution

States

South Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Aust. Antarctic Terr., east Atlantic-Indo-Pacific Oceans.


Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)

IMCRA

Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • South Australia: S oceanic

Ecological Descriptors

Abyssopelagic, bathypelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

Depths of 1000 and 5000 m, but has been caught at lesser depths.

 

General References

Boden, B.P. 1954. The Euphausiid crustaceans of southern African waters. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 34: 181-243 [185]

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
12-Feb-2010 (import)