Serpulid polychaete

Serpulid polychaete


Serpulid polychaete (probably Pomatocerus sp.) on dog cockle (Glycymeris glycymeris) shells (live specimens probably found burrowing in sediment).

Item Type:Image
Title:Serpulid polychaete
Creator(s):Jones, D.
Identification:Jones, D.
Date:28 January 2007
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida (Segmented worms) > Class Polychaeta (Polychaete Worms) > Order Canalipalpata (Tube worms) > Family Serpulidae, Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Bivalvia (Bivalves)
Species:Pomatocerus sp., Glycymeris glycymeris
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):119
Latitude:60 deg 28' 48" N
Longitude:0 deg 58' 23" E
UTM Zone:30
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Substratum:Featureless sand with occasional pebbles
Rig:Fugro Mercator
Project Partners:Total
ROV:Seaeye Tiger
Keywords:West of Shetland Laggan Benthic Atlantic Serpulid polychaete Pomatocerus dog cockle Glycymeris glycymeris
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:22 October 2010

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