Torsk fish, sea star and mussel shells in the North Sea

Torsk fish, sea star and mussel shells in the North Sea


A torsk fish, sea star and empty mussel shells at the bottom of the Thistle platform in the North Sea

Item Type:Image
Title:Torsk fish, sea star and mussel shells in the North Sea
Identification:Guerin, Andrew
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Lotidae (Hakes and burbots), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Forcipulatida (Sea Stars) > Family Asteriidae (Sea stars)
Species:Brosme brosme, Asterias rubens
Behaviour:Asterias rubens on mussel shells. Torsk fish swimming
Site:Atlantic > North Sea
North Sea
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):165
Countries:UK > North Sea
Substratum: Rock and sand
Rig:Thistle A Platform
Project Partners:Rovtech, Lundin Petroleum, iicorr
Keywords:Torsk, tusk, fish, sea star, starfish, mussel shells, Thistle Platform, North Sea
Deposited By:Rob Curry
Deposited On:24 May 2007

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