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Martini, Erlend; Kennett, James P; van den Borch, C C (1986): (Table 1) Distribution and preservation of fish otoliths in samples from DSDP Holes 90-587 and 90-594. PANGAEA,, Supplement to: Martini, Erlend; Gaemers, Pieter A M (1986): Quaternary fish otoliths from Sizes 587 and 594, Southwest Pacific, Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 90. In: Kennett, JP; von der Borch, CC; et al. (eds.), Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, Washington (U.S. Govt. Printing Office), 90, 953-960,

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Otoliths, predominantly from Lanternfishes (Myctophidae), from two species belonging to the Deepsea Bristlemouths (Gonostomidae), and from one stromatoid species are described from the Quaternary of Sites 587 and 594 in the southwest Pacific. Their occurrences and preservation as well as their present distribution are discussed. Growth layers of some otoliths are described in detail and figured using SEM techniques.
Related to:
DSDP (1989): Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Sediment, hard rock and reference files. National Geophysical Data Center, National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1, CD-ROM
Median Latitude: -33.354100 * Median Longitude: 168.140600 * South-bound Latitude: -45.523500 * West-bound Longitude: 161.333200 * North-bound Latitude: -21.184700 * East-bound Longitude: 174.948000
Date/Time Start: 1982-12-03T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1983-01-03T00:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 3.06 m * Maximum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 24.74 m
90-587 * Latitude: -21.184700 * Longitude: 161.333200 * Date/Time: 1982-12-03T00:00:00 * Elevation: -1101.0 m * Penetration: 147 m * Recovery: 89 m * Location: South Pacific/Coral Sea/BANK * Campaign: Leg90 * Basis: Glomar Challenger * Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL) * Comment: 13 cores; 108.6 m cored; 38.4 m drilled; 82 % recovery
90-594 * Latitude: -45.523500 * Longitude: 174.948000 * Date/Time: 1983-01-03T00:00:00 * Elevation: -1204.0 m * Penetration: 505.1 m * Recovery: 300.7 m * Location: South Pacific/CONT RISE * Campaign: Leg90 * Basis: Glomar Challenger * Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL) * Comment: 50 cores; 475.3 m cored; 28.8 m drilled; 63.3 % recovery
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1Event labelEvent
2DEPTH, sediment/rockDepthmGeocode
3Sample code/labelSample labelMartini, ErlendODP sample designation
4Bonopartia sp., otolithBonopartia sp. otolith#Martini, Erlend
5Valenciennellus tripunctulatus, otolithV. tripunctulatus otolith#Martini, Erlend
6Nomeidarium sp., otolithNomeidarium sp. otolith#Martini, Erlendspecies questionable
7Hygophum macrochir, otolithH. macrochir otolith#Martini, Erlend
8Hygophum benoiti, otolithH. benoiti otolith#Martini, Erlend
9Centrobranchus sp., otolithCentrobranchus sp. otolith#Martini, Erlendspecies questionable
10Diaphus subtilus, otolithD. subtilus otolith#Martini, Erlend
11Diaphus spp., otolithDiaphus spp. otolith#Martini, Erlend
12Lampanyctodes aff. hectoris, otolithL. aff. hectoris otolith#Martini, Erlend
13Ceratoscopelus sp., otolithCeratoscopelus sp. otolith#Martini, Erlend
14Lampanyctus sp., otolithLampanyctus sp. otolith#Martini, Erlend
15Otolith, indeterminataOtolith indet#Martini, Erlend
16OtolithOtolith#Martini, Erlend
17PreservationPreservMartini, ErlendG = good, M = moderate, P = poor
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