Redfish, sea star and plumose anemones in the North Sea

Redfish, sea star and plumose anemones in the North Sea

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Sebastes sp. redfish and sea star with plumose anemones in the background around the subsea structure of the Thistle platform in the North Sea

Item Type:Image
Title:Redfish, sea star and plumose anemones in the North Sea
Identification:Guerin, Andrew
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpion fish & sculpins) > Sebastidae (Rockfish, rosefish), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Forcipulatida (Sea Stars) > Family Asteriidae (Sea stars), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Actinaria (Anemonies) > Metridiidae
Species:Metridium senile, Sebastes sp., Asterias rubens
Behaviour:Anemones attached to subsea structures, redfish swimming, sea star on seabed
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, redfish, Norway Redfish, sea star, starfish, mussel shells, Thistle Platform, North Sea
Deposited By:Rob Curry
Deposited On:24 May 2007

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