comatulid crinoid

comatulid crinoid

Description

Commatulid crinoid observed once on gorgonian (sea whip) in rocky area. Approximate diameter 100 mm.

Item Type:Image
Title:comatulid crinoid
Creator(s):Curry, Rob
Identification:Jones, Daniel
Date:July 2009
Copyright:SERPENT project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Crinoidea (Feather stars, sea lilies) > Order Comatulida (Feather Stars)
Behaviour:On seabed, possibly feeding.
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
Substratum:hard substrata
Rig:Bourbon Diamond
Project Partners:Total E&P Nigeria, Bourbon, Oceaneering
ROV:Millennium 73
Keywords:comatulid crinoid
Deposited By:Mr R Curry
Deposited On:08 December 2009

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