hundreds of small ophiuroids (Ophiocten gracillis) arriving at a food fall (dead fish)
|Date:||20 February 2009|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars) > Ophiurida (Brittle Stars) > Ophiuridae|
|Behaviour:||Hundreds of ophiuroids heading into the current towards a dead fish encountered on the sea bed. Identification from specimes collected during this visit.|
|Site:||Atlantic > Norwegian > Asterix|
|Latitude:||5 deg 17' 25" N|
|Longitude:||67 deg 01' 02" E|
|Countries:||Norway > Norwegian Sector|
|Project Partners:||Statoil, Oceaneering, Transocean|
|Keywords:||brittle stars Ophiuroids Ophiocten gracillis|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||31 March 2009|
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