Community of mussels, sea stars, tube worms and stony coral in the North Sea
A community of sea stars, stony corals, mussels, tube worms, and cup corals around the bottom of the Thistle Platform in the North Sea
|Title:||Community of mussels, sea stars, tube worms and stony coral in the North Sea|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida (Segmented worms) > Class Polychaeta (Polychaete Worms) > Order Canalipalpata (Tube worms) > Family Serpulidae, Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Scleractinia (Stony corals) > Carophylliidae (Stony coral), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Forcipulatida (Sea Stars) > Family Asteriidae (Sea stars), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Bivalvia (Bivalves) > Order Mytiloida (Mussels) > Family Mytilidae (Mussels)|
|Species:||Mytilus edulis, Asterias rubens, Pomatoceros triqueter, Lophelia pertusa, Caryophyllia smithii|
|Behaviour:||Community at base of rig|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea|
|Countries:||UK > North Sea|
|Substratum:||Rocky, rig structure|
|Rig:||Thistle A Platform|
|Project Partners:||Rovtech, Lundin Petroleum, iicorr|
|Keywords:||Mussels, cup corals, stony corals, tube worms, sea stars, Thistle Platform, North Sea|
|Deposited By:||Rob Curry|
|Deposited On:||24 May 2007|
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