Sea star in the North Sea

Sea star in the North Sea


A sea star on the seabed at the bottom of the Thistle platform in the North Sea

Item Type:Image
Title:Sea star in the North Sea
Identification:Guerin, Andrew
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Valvatida (Sea stars) > Family Goniasteridae (Sea stars)
Species:Hippasteria phrygiana
Behaviour:On seabed
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:Sea star, starfish, cushion star, Thistle Platform, North Sea
Deposited By:Rob Curry
Deposited On:24 May 2007

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