Gaidropsarus argentatus

Gaidropsarus argentatus


The artic rockling observed avoiding strong currents in the shelter of a rock on the seabed.

Item Type:Image
Title:Gaidropsarus argentatus
Date:15 August 2007
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Gadidae (Cods & Haddocks)
Species:Gaidropsarus argentatus
Behaviour:avoiding strong currents
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Rosebank
North Sea > West of Shetland > Rosebank
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1085
Latitude:60 deg 59' 33" N
Longitude:3 deg 49' 49" E
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Substratum:deep-sea mud
Rig:Transocean Rather
Project Partners:Chevron, Subsea 7, Transocean
ROV:Centurion 05 HD (work class)
Keywords:arctic rockling
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:16 August 2007

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