Echinus esculentus

Echinus esculentus


Sea urchin Echinus esculentus on the seafloor surrounded by a aggregation of brittle stars Ophiothrix fragilis

Item Type:Image
Title:Echinus esculentus
Creator(s):Jones, D.
Identification:Jones, D.
Date:30 January 2007
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Echinoidea (Sea Urchins, heart urchins, sand dollars) > Order Echinoida (Sea urchins) > Family Echinidae, Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars) > Ophiurida (Brittle Stars) > Ophiothricidae
Species:Echinus esculentus, Ophiothrix fragilis
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):45
Latitude:60 deg 34' 04" N
Longitude:1 deg 15' 05" E
UTM Zone:30
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Substratum:Sand, gravel and small boulders
Rig:Fugro Mercator
Project Partners:Total
ROV:Seaeye Tiger
Keywords:Sea urchins Echiuns esculentus Brittle Stars Opthiothrix fragilis Benthic Atlantic West of Shetland Laggan
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:20 October 2010

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