Eels and Eel-larvae of the Tui Oceanographic Cruise 1962, to the South Fiji Basin

Latest version published by Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node on Apr 22, 2021 Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node

During July and early August, 1962, the H.M.N.Z.F.A. Tui undertook a deep-water research cruise in a broadly triangular area bounded by Auckland, Norfolk Island and the Kermadec Islands, an area which includes the southern half of the South Fiji Basin. As part of the biological programme of this cruise, trawls were made in midwater depths of yup to about 1,1000m with a 10ft Isaacs-Kidd trawl as well as on the surface and on the bottom with other gear. Collections were made with dipnets and handlines. In the large and diverse collection of fishes which resulted were some 43 eels and eel-larvae, the largest collection made in New Zealand waters up to that date. Of these 43 specimens, 29 adult or young eels referable to six genera and seven species and the remainder are leptocephali referable to nine genera and nine species. This dataset reports on the eels and eel-larvae of the Tui cruise.

Data Records

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Castle P (2021): Eels and Eel-larvae of the Tui Oceanographic Cruise 1962, to the South Fiji Basin. v1.0. Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node. Dataset/Occurrence. https://nzobisipt.niwa.co.nz/resource?r=tui1962_eels&v=1.0

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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 8f58741a-3670-49f0-afe4-f57378448928.  Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Ocean Biodiversity Information System.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

P.H.J. Castle
Marine Biologist
Department of Zoology, Victoria University Wellington NC

Who can answer questions about the resource:

P.H.J. Castle
Marine Biologist
Department of Zoology, Victoria University Wellington NC

Who filled in the metadata:

P.H.J. Castle
Marine Biologist
Department of Zoology, Victoria University Wellington NC

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Kevin Mackay

Geographic Coverage

South Fiji Basin, north of New Zealand

Bounding Coordinates South West [-35.6, -176.333], North East [-29, 167.9]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Order  Anguilliformes (Eels)

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Castle, P.H.J. 1964. Eels and Eel-larvae of the Tui Oceanographic Cruise 1962, to the South Fiji Basin. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand: Zoology, Vol. 5, Issue 7

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers https://nzobisipt.niwa.co.nz/resource?r=tui1962_eels