Community of anemones, sea stars, brittle stars, mussels and hydroids in the North Sea

Community of anemones, sea stars, brittle stars, mussels and hydroids in the North SeaCommunity of anemones, sea stars, brittle stars, mussels and hydroids in the North Sea

Description

A community of soft corals, sea stars, brittle stars, anemones, mussels and hydroids living on and around the bottom of the Heather Alpha platform in the North Sea

Item Type:Image
Title:Community of anemones, sea stars, brittle stars, mussels and hydroids in the North Sea
Identification:Guerin, Andrew
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars) > Ophiurida (Brittle Stars) > Ophiothricidae, Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Actinaria (Anemonies) > Actiniidae (Sea anemones), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Forcipulatida (Sea Stars) > Family Asteriidae (Sea stars), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Hydrozoa (Polyps, Medusas) > Hydroida > Tubulariidae, Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Bivalvia (Bivalves) > Order Mytiloida (Mussels) > Family Mytilidae (Mussels), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) > Alcyoniidae
Species:Urticina sp., Mytilus edulis, Tubularia sp., Ophiothrix fragilis, Alcyonium digitatum, Asterias rubens, Metridium senile
Behaviour:Living on subsea structure
Site:Atlantic > North Sea
North Sea
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):approx 40
Countries:UK > North Sea
Habitat:Temperate
Substratum:Rocky, rig structure
Rig:Heather Alpha
Project Partners:Rovtech, Lundin Petroleum, iicorr
Keywords:Algae, mussels, anemones, hydroids, sea stars, spiny, brittle stars, soft coral
Deposited By:Rob Curry
Deposited On:24 May 2007

Repository Staff Only: edit this item


Citation

In any downloading or consulting of the data from this website, the visitor acknowledges that he/she agrees to the following:
If data are extracted from this website for secondary analysis resulting in publication, the website should be cited as follows:

Jones, D.O.B., Gates, A.R., Curry, R.A., Thomson, M., Pile, A., Benfield, M. (Eds) (2009). SERPENT project. Media database archive. Available online at accessed on

If any data constitutes a substantial proportion of the records used in secondary analysis, the authors/managers of the database should be contacted. In any case, there are additional data which may prove valuable to such analyses.

SERPENT Image and Video Archive is running on GNU EPrints repository-creating software, which generates eprints repositories that are compliant with the Open Archives Protocol for Metadata Harvesting OAI 1.1 and 2.0.

The GNU EPrints repository-creating software is available for free at http://software.eprints.org/.

More information is available about the repository.

EPrints.org