Octocoral and associated ophiuroids from Mauritania
Sea fan found on steep slope at TIOF area, Mauritania. The polyps have 8 tentacles.
|Title:||Octocoral and associated ophiuroids from Mauritania|
|Date:||23 October 2004|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars) > Ophiurida (Brittle Stars)|
|Behaviour:||Found on a slope|
|Site:||Atlantic > Northern Tropical Atlantic > Tiof|
|Latitude:||17 deg 56' 50" N|
|Longitude:||16 deg 51' 54" W|
|Countries:||West Africa > Mauritania|
|Rig:||Boa Deep C|
|Project Partners:||Woodside, Oceaneering|
|Keywords:||fan, ophiuroid, brittlestar, gorgonian, Mauritania|
|Deposited By:||Dr Daniel Jones|
|Deposited On:||12 January 2010|
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