Holothurian from Mauritania

Holothurian from MauritaniaHolothurian from Mauritania


Large white holothurian (around 30cm in length) found off Mauritania. Possibly Mesothuria sp.

Item Type:Image
Title:Holothurian from Mauritania
Creator(s):Jones, Daniel
Date:23 October 2004
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Holothuroidea (Sea Cucumbers)
Behaviour:feeding on seafloor
Site:Atlantic > Northern Tropical Atlantic > Tiof
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1319
Latitude:17 deg 56' 18" N
Longitude:16 deg 52' 03" W
Countries:West Africa > Mauritania
Substratum:soft sediment
Rig:Boa Deep C
Project Partners:Woodside, Oceaneering
ROV:Millenium 22
Keywords:holothurian, sea cucumber
Deposited By:Dr Daniel Jones
Deposited On:12 January 2010

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