Biological data of Japetella diaphana and Vampyroteuthis infernalis (size, weight, capture dates, depth)


This dataset contains biological and capture data of the specimens used in the study.Information is related to several cruises that collected Vampyroteuthis infernalis and Japetella diaphana between 2006 and 2017. Animals examined in the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (SBMNH) were collected between 1964 and 1995.

Animals were collected, identified and labelled by Dr. Henk-Jan Hoving, Dr. Bruce Robison or NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center staff during different cruises. In laboratory all animals were re-examined by Dr. Richard Schwarz.

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Creator Schwarz, Richard ORCID logo; Hoving, Henk-Jan T ORCID logo
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2020
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International;
OpenAccess true
Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 4163 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (-125.535W, 0.000S, -20.133E, 47.811N); North Pacific Ocean; Gulf of California; South Atlantic Ocean; Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean
Temporal Coverage Begin 1963-09-18T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2017-10-14T00:00:00Z