Sea cucumber (holothurian)

Sea cucumber (holothurian)


Sea cucumber (holothurian) on the seabed. Francisco Alonso Solis Marin says: I would say is not the genus Holothuria, it looks more like the genus Synallactes (Family Synallactidae) could be: Synallactes crucifera Perrier, 1898.

Item Type:Image
Title:Sea cucumber (holothurian)
Creator(s):Jones, Daniel
Identification:Solis Marin, Francisco
Date:26 July 2007
Copyright:SERPENT project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Holothuroidea (Sea Cucumbers) > Order Aspidochirotida (Holothurians with feet) > Family Synallactidae (Sea cucumbers)
Species:Synallactes sp. ?
Behaviour:Sea cucumber (holothurian) probably feeding on the seabed.
Site:Atlantic > Venezuelan Basin
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):543
Latitude:9 deg 44' 07" N
Longitude:59 deg 44' 60" W
Countries:South America > Venezuela
Substratum:Fine sediment
Rig:Transocean Sovereign Explorer
Project Partners:Statoil, Transocean, Subsea 7
ROV:Centurion 38 HD
Keywords:Stichopus sp., sea cucumber, holothurian, Orca
Deposited By:Dr Daniel Jones
Deposited On:08 February 2010

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