Comatulid crinoid from Mauritania

Comatulid crinoid from MauritaniaComatulid crinoid from Mauritania


Comatulid crinoid on slope on seafloor at TIOF

Item Type:Image
Title:Comatulid crinoid from Mauritania
Creator(s):Jones, Daniel
Date:23 October 2004
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Crinoidea (Feather stars, sea lilies) > Order Comatulida (Feather Stars)
Behaviour:on steep slope
Site:Atlantic > Northern Tropical Atlantic > Tiof
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1343
Latitude:17 deg 56' 49" N
Longitude:16 deg 51' 54" W
UTM Zone:28
Countries:West Africa > Mauritania
Habitat:seabed slope
Substratum:soft sediment
Rig:Boa Deep C
Project Partners:Woodside, Oceaneering
Keywords:crinoid, feather star, slope, maurtania
Deposited By:Dr Daniel Jones
Deposited On:12 January 2010

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