Pontaster tenuispinus

Pontaster tenuispinus


A common asteroid in the deep waters of the Norwegian Sea and Faroe-Shetland Channel

Item Type:Image
Title:Pontaster tenuispinus
Date:23 August 2007
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Notomyotida (Sea Stars) > Benthopectinidae
Species:Pontaster tenuispinus
Site:Atlantic > Norwegian > Midnattsol
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):928
Latitude:64 deg 00' 59" N
Longitude:5 deg 16' 44" E
Countries:Norway > Norwegian Sector
Substratum:deep-sea mud
Rig:Transocean Leader
Project Partners:StatoilHydro, Oceaneering, Transocean
ROV:Magnum 034 (work class)
Keywords:Pontaster tenuispinus Asteroid Benthopectinidae
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:31 March 2009

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