These basket stars were observed at the top of a ridge on the seabed using their branched arms for filter feeding in the strong currents.
|Date:||23 August 2007|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars) > Phrynophiurida (Euryaline brittle star) > Gorgonocephalidae (Basket stars)|
|Site:||Atlantic > Norwegian > Midnattsol|
|Latitude:||64 deg 00' 59" N|
|Longitude:||5 deg 16' 44" E|
|Countries:||Norway > Norwegian Sector|
|Project Partners:||Statoil, Oceaneering, Transocean|
|ROV:||Magnum 034 (work class)|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||16 December 2009|
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