Community of anemones, sea stars, brittle stars, mussels and hydroids in the North Sea
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
|Title:||Community of anemones, sea stars, brittle stars, mussels and hydroids in the North Sea|
|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|
|Depth (m):||approx 40|
|Countries:||UK > North Sea|
|Substratum:||Rocky, rig structure|
|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|
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