A boarfish (Capros aper) close to a marker buoy on the seabed at Lancaster. Very little is known about the biology of C. aper. This observation is thought to be near the northern limit of their range. Typically they feed on copepods.
|Date:||27 August 2009|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Order Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Caproidae|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
|Latitude:||60 deg 11' 13" N|
|Longitude:||3 deg 51' 18" W|
|Countries:||UK > West of Shetland|
|Project Partners:||Hurricane Exploration (HEX), Senergy, Fugro|
|Keywords:||boarfish Capros aper|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||02 December 2009|
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