An amphipod, likely Neohela lamina in its burrow at 1350 m water depth. Brittle stars, probably Ophiacantha bidentata, were common in the area and can be also be seen in the images.
|Date:||02 March 2008|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Malacostraca (Crabs, krill, pill bugs, shrimps, prawns) > Order Amphipoda (Amphipods) > Family Aoridae (Amphipods) > Neohela sp., Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars) > Ophiurida (Brittle Stars) > Ophiacanthidae|
|Species:||Neohela (lamina), Ophiacantha bidentata|
|Behaviour:||Neohela digs 10 cm deep burrows, in which this specimen can be seen. Similar burrows were common at the Asterix site|
|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|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||22 April 2009|
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