Parazoanthus (anguicomus?)

Parazoanthus (anguicomus?)


A colonial anemone in which the polyps are connected by one encrusting base. Seen here covering the side of a rock at Cashel.

Item Type:Image
Title:Parazoanthus (anguicomus?)
Date:27 June 2008
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Zoanthidea
Species:Parazoanthus anguicomus
Site:Atlantic > Irish Shelf > Cashel
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):174
Latitude:54 deg 42' 23" N
Longitude:10 deg 26' 20" W
Countries:Republic of Ireland
Rig:Ocean Vanguard
Project Partners:Statoil, Oceaneering, Diamond Offshore
ROV:Magnum 085
Keywords:Colonial anemone Parazoanthus
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:15 December 2009

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