A colonial anemone in which the polyps are connected by one encrusting base. Seen here covering a rock at Lancaster. It is not possible to identify from the photo but is likely Parazoanthus (anguicomus?) or similar.

Item Type:Image
Date:27 August 2009
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Zoanthidea
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):155
Latitude:60 deg 11' 13" N
Longitude:3 deg 51' 18" W
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Rig:Byford Dolphin
Project Partners:Hurricane Exploration (HEX), Senergy, Fugro
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:15 December 2009

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