Ophiura albida

Ophiura albida


Brittle star Ophiura albida with a starfish Asterias rubens in close proximity

Item Type:Image
Title:Ophiura albida
Creator(s):Jones, D.
Identification:Jones, D.
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars) > Ophiurida (Brittle Stars) > Ophiuridae
Species:Ophiura albida, Asterias rubens
Behaviour:Both species are on the surface of the sediment but there are track marks in the sediment suggesting that these animals have been moving through the field of view
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):46
Latitude:60 deg 32' 01" N
Longitude:1 deg 13' 55" E
UTM Zone:30
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Rig:Fugro Mercator
Project Partners:Total
ROV:Seaeye Tiger
Keywords:Brittle star Ophiura albida Starfish Asterias rubens Laggan Benthic West of Shetland Atlantic
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:19 October 2010

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