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A Cirrate Octopus swimming above the seafloor. This is most likely Cirroteuthis muelleri as this is the most common species in the area. This identification was suggested for this clip by Martin Collins and Mike Vecchione.
|Date:||01 March 2009|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Cephalopoda (Octopus & Squids) > Octopoda (Octopus) > Cirroteuthiidae (Cirrate Octopus)|
|Behaviour:||Swimming above the seafloor|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Rosebank|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Rosebank
|Latitude:||61 deg 08' 27" N|
|Longitude:||3 deg 40' 20" W|
|Countries:||UK > West of Shetland|
|Project Partners:||Chevron, Stena Drilling, Oceaneering|
|Deposited By:||Mr Rob Curry|
|Deposited On:||23 November 2009|
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