Umbellula (Seapen)

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A seapen (Umbellula) attached to the seabed.

Item Type:Video
Title:Umbellula (Seapen)
Creator(s):Curry, Rob
Identification:Cruikshank, Iain
Date:06 February 2010
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Pennatulacea (Sea pens) > Pennatulidae (Sea pens)
Behaviour:A solitary seapen attached to the seafloor waving in the current. Probably feeding.
Site:Atlantic > South Atlantic > Brazil
Regions > South America > Brazil
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):Approx 1443m
Latitude:21 deg 13' 03" S
Longitude:39 deg 58' 01" W
UTM Zone:24K
Countries:Brazil > Campos Basin
Substratum:deep-sea mud
Rig:Deep Constructor
Project Partners:Technip
ROV:Triton XL32
Keywords:Umbellula, Seapen, Brazil
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:08 February 2010

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