in video surveys (ROV Jason in 1998 and 1999 and ROV JasonII in 2003 and 2004) and/or
camera sled/otter trawl transects (in 2003)
Except for those species verified
by collection (indicated by *), these classifications are best
guesses and subject to change. Classification
was checked first with Tree of Life
and then with European Register of Marine
Species in June 2006.
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*** NOTE FOR BENTHIC VS. PELAGIC: Organisms were classified as benthic if they were observed at least some times on the seafloor. ***
(* verified by collection)
||Benthic or Pelagic?
||Majox new species (McLean, in
|Cephalopoda, Octopoda, Cirrata
||Similar to Grimpoteuthis
Total number of morphotypes of molluscs
Benthic molluscs: 1 type; planktonic/pelagic molluscs: 1 type.