A stalked crinoid observed in the Norwegian Sea. Stalk length reaches 270mm, this one is estimated to be 200-250mm. An epimerid amphipod and soft coral, likely Gersemia sp. have made this organism their home.
|Date:||20 February 2009|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Malacostraca (Crabs, krill, pill bugs, shrimps, prawns) > Order Amphipoda (Amphipods) > Family Epimeriidae (Amphipods), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Crinoidea (Feather stars, sea lilies) > Order Comatulida (Feather Stars), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) > Alcyoniidae|
|Species:||Bathycrinus carpenterii, Gersemia sp.|
|Site:||Atlantic > Norwegian > Asterix|
|Latitude:||67 deg 01' 02" N|
|Longitude:||5 deg 17' 25" E|
|Countries:||Norway > Norwegian Sector|
|Project Partners:||Statoil, Oceaneering, Transocean|
|Keywords:||Crinoid Bathycrinus carpenterii|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||08 October 2009|
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