A species of asteroid often seen in the deep waters of the Norwegian Basin and Faroe Shetland Channel
|Date:||20 February 2009|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Notomyotida (Sea Stars) > Benthopectinidae|
|Species:||Pontaster tenuispinus, Ophiacantha bidentata|
|Behaviour:||Partially covered by the sediment (Ophiacantha bidentata in corner of image)|
|Site:||Atlantic > Norwegian > Asterix|
|Latitude:||5 deg 17' 25" N|
|Longitude:||67 deg 01' 02" E|
|Countries:||Norway > Norwegian Sector|
|Project Partners:||StatoilHydro, Oceaneering, Transocean|
|Keywords:||Pontaster tenuispinus Asteroid Benthopectinidae|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||31 March 2009|
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