Pollack, plumose anemones and Lophelia pertusa in the North Sea

Pollack, plumose anemones and Lophelia pertusa in the North Sea

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Pollack, plumose anemones and a colony of Lophelia pertusa on the subsea structure of the Thistle platform in the North Sea

Item Type:Image
Title:Pollack, plumose anemones and Lophelia pertusa in the North Sea
Identification:Guerin, Andrew
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Scleractinia (Stony corals) > Carophylliidae (Stony coral), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Gadidae (Cods & Haddocks), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Actinaria (Anemonies) > Metridiidae
Species:Metridium senile, Pollachius pollachius, Lophelia pertusa
Behaviour:Lophelia and Metridium attached to subsea structre. Pollack swimming around structure
Site:Atlantic > North Sea
North Sea
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):165
Countries:UK > North Sea
Habitat:Temperate
Substratum:Man made rig structure
Rig:Thistle A Platform
Project Partners:Rovtech, Lundin Petroleum, iicorr
Keywords:Plumose, Metridium, Pollack, Pollachius pollachius, Lophelia pertusa, stony corals, Thistle Platform, North Sea
Deposited By:Rob Curry
Deposited On:24 May 2007

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