Echinus esculentus

Echinus esculentus


Sea urchins Echinus esculentus and brittle stars Ophiothrix fragilis there is also a hermit crab present Pagurus bernhardus

Item Type:Image
Title:Echinus esculentus
Creator(s):Jones, D.
Identification:Jones, D.
Date:29 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 Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Malacostraca (Crabs, krill, pill bugs, shrimps, prawns) > Order Decapoda (Crabs, lobsters, prawns, shrimps) > Family Parapaguridae (Hermit Crabs), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars) > Ophiurida (Brittle Stars) > Ophiothricidae
Species:Echinus esculentus, Pagurus bernhardus, Ophiothrix fragilis
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):87
Latitude:60 deg 28' 25" N
Longitude:0 deg 52' 00" E
UTM Zone:30
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Substratum:Rocky outcrop
Rig:Fugro Mercator
Project Partners:Total
ROV:Seaeye Tiger
Keywords:West of Shetland Laggan Benthic Atlantic Hermit Crab Brittle Stars Sea Urchins Pagurus bernhardus Opthiothrix fragilis Echinus esculentus
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:22 October 2010

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