Cup Coral (probably dead)

Cup Coral (probably dead)


Possibly from surface growth on vessel. 50 mm in diameter. Might be dead since no tissue is visible.

Item Type:Image
Title:Cup Coral (probably dead)
Creator(s):Curry, Rob
Identification:Jones, Daniel
Date:July 2009
Copyright:SERPENT project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Scleractinia (Stony corals)
Behaviour:On the seabed.
Site:Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1366m
Latitude:3 deg 07' 00" N
Longitude:6 deg 49' 00" E
Countries:West Africa > Nigeria
Substratum:Fine sediment, partially disturbed
Rig:Jack Ryan
Project Partners:Total, Transocean, Oceaneering
ROV:Millennium 43
Deposited By:Mr Rob Curry
Deposited On:09 December 2009

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