Amblyraja hyperborea

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An arctic skate swimming over the seabed at Asterix. Amblyraja hyperborea is common in the area although it is not possible to identify the species from this distance.

Item Type:Video
Title:Amblyraja hyperborea
Date:02 March 2008
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Chondrichthyes (Rays, Sharks & relatives) > Rajiformes (Rays, skates & sawfishes) > Rajidae (Rays & skates)
Species:Amblyraja hyperborea
Behaviour:Swimming to avoid disturbance
Site:Atlantic > Norwegian > Asterix
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1350
Latitude:5 deg 17' 25" N
Longitude:67 deg 01' 02" E
Countries:Norway > Norwegian Sector
Substratum:deep-sea mud
Rig:Transocean Leader
Project Partners:Statoil, Oceaneering, Transocean
ROV:Magnum 018
Notes:Full resolution footage on DVD
Keywords:Arctic skate
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:17 November 2009

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