250 mm total length. Synallactid holothurian. This is most likely Mesothuria sp. There is a possibility that the genus is Paroriza.
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Holothuroidea (Sea Cucumbers) > Order Aspidochirotida (Holothurians with feet) > Family Synallactidae (Sea cucumbers)|
|Behaviour:||Feeding on the seabed.|
|Site:||Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field|
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
|Latitude:||3 deg 07' 00" N|
|Longitude:||6 deg 49' 00" E|
|Countries:||West Africa > Nigeria|
|Substratum:||Fine sediment, partially disturbed|
|Project Partners:||Total, Transocean, Oceaneering|
|Deposited By:||Mr R Curry|
|Deposited On:||09 December 2009|
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