Sponge Asbestopluma bihamatifera


Another carnivorous sponge from cold water.

Item Type:Image
Title:Sponge Asbestopluma bihamatifera
Creator(s):Curry, Rob
Identification:Jones, D
Date:27 September 2009
Copyright:SERPENT project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera (Sponges) > Class Demospongiae
Species:Asbestopluma bihamatifera
Behaviour:Attached to seafloor. Probably feeding.
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Tornado
North Sea > West of Shetland > Tornado
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1050
Latitude:60 deg 33' 44" N
Longitude:4 deg 27' 23" W
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Substratum:hetrogeneous seafloor
Rig:Stena Carron
Project Partners:OMV, Oceaneering, Stena
ROV:Magnum 156
Keywords:Sponge Asbestopluma bihamatifera
Deposited By:Dr Daniel Jones
Deposited On:21 December 2009

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