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A manefish swimming in the water column near subsea equipment in the Gulf of Mexico.

Item Type:Video
Creator(s):Benfield, Mark
Identification:Benfield, Mark
Date:27 May 2007
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Order Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Caristiidae
Behaviour:Swimming in the water column near subsea structure.
Site:Atlantic > Gulf of Mexico > Green Canyon 866
Site Description:Midwater
Depth (m):829.7
Latitude:27 deg 01' 16" N
Longitude:90 deg 27' 20" W
Countries:Mexico > Gulf of Mexico
Rig:Ocean Confidence
Project Partners:Oceaneering, BP, Transocean
ROV:Oceaneering Magnum
Notes:Video sent as .wmv file to ftp site
Deposited By:Mr R Curry
Deposited On:08 January 2009

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