Alcyonium digitatum

Alcyonium digitatum


Clusters of Alcyonium digitatum on boulders on the sea floor

Item Type:Image
Title:Alcyonium digitatum
Creator(s):Jones, D.
Identification:Jones, D.
Date:29 January 2007
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) > Alcyoniidae
Species:Alcyonium digitatum
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):66
Latitude:60 deg 27' 35" N
Longitude:1 deg 07' 15" E
UTM Zone:30
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Substratum:Bedrock, cobbles, small boulders with sand veneer
Rig:Fugro Mercator
Project Partners:Total
ROV:Seaeye Tiger
Keywords:West of Shetland Benthic Laggan Atlantic Alcyonium digitatum
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:20 October 2010

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