Sea stars, cup corals and brittle stars in the North Sea
Brittle stars, sea stars, anemones, devonshire cup corals and mussel shells near the base of the Thistle platform in the North Sea
|Title:||Sea stars, cup corals and brittle stars 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 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)|
|Species:||Asterias rubens, Ophiuthrix fragilis, Urticina sp., Caryophyllia smithii|
|Behaviour:||Attached to and living on seabed|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea|
|Countries:||UK > North Sea|
|Substratum:|| Rock and sand|
|Rig:||Thistle A Platform|
|Project Partners:||Rovtech, Lundin Petroleum, iicorr|
|Keywords:||Brittle stars, ophiuroids, sea stars, starfish, cup corals, mussel shells, Thistle Platform, North Sea|
|Deposited By:||Rob Curry|
|Deposited On:||24 May 2007|
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