Bathycrinus carpenterii

Bathycrinus carpenterii


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.

Item Type:Image
Title:Bathycrinus carpenterii
Date:20 February 2009
Copyright:SERPENT Project
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
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1350
Latitude:67 deg 01' 02" N
Longitude:5 deg 17' 25" E
Countries:Norway > Norwegian Sector
Substratum:deep-sea mud
Rig:Transocean Leader
Project Partners:Statoil, Oceaneering, Transocean
ROV:Magnum 018
Keywords:Crinoid Bathycrinus carpenterii
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:08 October 2009

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