Hermit crab (Parapagurus pilosimanus) with zoanthid on back(Epizoanthus paguriphilus) at lower right of image. Probable Edwardsid anemone in centre.

Hermit crab (Parapagurus pilosimanus) with zoanthid on back(Epizoanthus paguriphilus) at lower right of image. Probable Edwardsid anemone in centre.

Description

Hermit crab from Mauritania. One species with zoanthid found in this area.

Item Type:Image
Title:Hermit crab (Parapagurus pilosimanus) with zoanthid on back(Epizoanthus paguriphilus) at lower right of image. Probable Edwardsid anemone in centre.
Creator(s):Jones, Daniel
Identification:Thurston, Mike
Date:23 October 2004
Time:09:51:27
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Zoanthidea, Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Malacostraca (Crabs, krill, pill bugs, shrimps, prawns) > Order Decapoda (Crabs, lobsters, prawns, shrimps) > Family Parapaguridae (Hermit Crabs), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Actinaria (Anemonies)
Species:Parapagurus pilosimanus, Epizoanthus paguriphilus
Behaviour:On seabed, moving.
Site:Atlantic > Northern Tropical Atlantic > Tiof
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1374
Latitude:17 deg 57' 47" N
Longitude:16 deg 52' 00" W
Northing:1987120
Easting:302308
UTM Zone:28
Countries:West Africa > Mauritania
Substratum:soft sediment
Rig:Boa Deep C
Project Partners:Woodside, Oceaneering
ROV:Millenium 22
Keywords:crab, hermit, mauritania, anemone crab, zoanthid, edwardsid
Deposited By:Dr Daniel Jones
Deposited On:29 January 2010

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