A Rhinochimaera from Nigeria. Pictures taken at 11.41 am.

Item Type:Image
Creator(s):Rob, Curry
Identification:Chris, Rawlins
Date:05 April 2008
Time:10.20 am
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Chimaeriformes (Chimaeras) > Rhinochimaeridae (Longnose chimaeras)
Species:Rhinochimaera sp
Behaviour:Swimming near subsea rig structures
Site:Atlantic > Central Atlantic
Site Description:Seafloor, Equipment
Depth (m):1337.8
Countries:West Africa > Nigeria
Substratum:Deep sea mud
Rig:Saipem FDS
Project Partners:Total
ROV:Sonsub Innovator 4
Keywords:Longnosed Chimaera
Deposited By:Mr R Curry
Deposited On:16 April 2008

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