Sea Cucumber

Sea Cucumber

Description

Probable holothurian seen on soft sediment. The other possibility is that it is a polychaete of the genus Aphrodite. Approximate length 150 mm.

Item Type:Image
Title:Sea Cucumber
Creator(s):Curry, Rob
Identification:Jones, Daniel
Date:July 2009
Copyright:SERPENT project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Holothuroidea (Sea Cucumbers)
Behaviour:On seabed
Site:Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):750m
Latitude:3 deg 29' 00" N
Longitude:7 deg 28' 00" E
Countries:North Africa
North Africa
Habitat:Benthic
Rig:Bourbon Diamond
Project Partners:Total E&P Nigeria, Bourbon, Oceaneering
ROV:Millennium 73
Keywords:Sea Cucumber
Deposited By:Mr R Curry
Deposited On:08 December 2009

Repository Staff Only: edit this item


Citation

In any downloading or consulting of the data from this website, the visitor acknowledges that he/she agrees to the following:
If data are extracted from this website for secondary analysis resulting in publication, the website should be cited as follows:

Jones, D.O.B., Gates, A.R., Curry, R.A., Thomson, M., Pile, A., Benfield, M. (Eds) (2009). SERPENT project. Media database archive. Available online at accessed on

If any data constitutes a substantial proportion of the records used in secondary analysis, the authors/managers of the database should be contacted. In any case, there are additional data which may prove valuable to such analyses.

SERPENT Image and Video Archive is running on GNU EPrints repository-creating software, which generates eprints repositories that are compliant with the Open Archives Protocol for Metadata Harvesting OAI 1.1 and 2.0.

The GNU EPrints repository-creating software is available for free at http://software.eprints.org/.

More information is available about the repository.

EPrints.org