Bathynomus giganteus - Giant Isopod
Bathynomus giganteus (Giant Isopod) specimen obtained in a baited trap. It was identified as Bathynomus giganteus/ Milne-Edwards, 1879 (Isopoda,Cirolaridae) common for the Atlantic and reported previously for Venezuela. It was identified by the muesum in Caracas, Venezuela.
|Title:||Bathynomus giganteus - Giant Isopod|
|Date:||26 July 2007|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Malacostraca (Crabs, krill, pill bugs, shrimps, prawns) > Order Isopoda (Isopods)|
|Site:||Atlantic > Venezuelan Basin|
|Latitude:||9 deg 44' 07" N|
|Longitude:||59 deg 44' 60" W|
|Countries:||South America > Venezuela|
|Rig:||Transocean Sovereign Explorer|
|Project Partners:||Statoil, Transocean, Subsea 7|
|ROV:||Centurion 38 HD|
|Keywords:||Bathynomus giganteus, Giant Isopod, Orca, Venezuela|
|Deposited By:||Dr Daniel Jones|
|Deposited On:||12 February 2010|
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