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open ocean 80 miles from Fernando Noronha Island (Ilha Fernando de Noronha), Brazil
Collection date: Feb 1832
Kind: type locality
Depth: open sea
Comments: "This I believe is the first instance of a species of this genus being found in the open sea, at the distance of 150 miles from the nearest part of S. America, and 80 miles from the small island of Fernando Noronha."

Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: prior to 1832
Kind: type locality

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

south Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1979
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

central Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1982
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

central Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1982
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

central Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1982
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

central Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1982
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

central Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1982
Depth: surface
Substrate: pelagic

Sargasso Sea, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: winter 1970
Comments: Neustal, Middle and South Atlantic, a great number of specimens; collected by Dr. John.

Red Sea
Collection date: autumn 1977
Comments: Neustal, Red Sea, several specimens, collected by Dr. John.

southern Tierra del Fuego, Chile and Agentina
Collection date: 1903 or earlier

London, England, United Kingdom
Collection date: 1939 or earlier

west coast, Central America
Collection date: 1894 or earlier

Tsumeki-saki (Tumeki-saki, Taura-saki, Tauia-saki), Japan
Collection date: Sep 12, 1936
Comments: collected by Mr. Takashi Tokioka by a surface net two, 2 miles off Tumeki-saki, southern Izu.

Mitsui Institute of Marine Biology, Susaki near Simoda, Siduoka Prefecture, Japan
Collection date: 1944 or earlier
Comments: Off Susaki near Simoda, Izu (a single specimen). Holopelagic species. Very common in Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans, between 42 degrees North and 54 degrees 42 minutes South.

Archipiélago Juan Fernández, Chile
Collection date: 1923 or earlier
Comments: Juan Fernandez.

Sargasso Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection date: 1892 or earlier
Comments: .. ist also ein holopelagisches Thier, das sowohl im atlantischen als auch im stillen Ocean lebt und bisher noch nirgends littoral gefunden wurde. Ihr Vorkommen in der Sargasso-See ist von der Challengerexpedition konstatirt worden.

between Ascension Island and the Equator
Collection date: 1892 or earlier
Kind: default type
Comments: ...deutschen Plankton-Expedition. Ein nördlich von Ascension, in der Mitte zwischen dieser Insel und dem Äquator gefischter Schwarm von Janthina communis wurde Herrn Dr. H. Simroth....

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