Anemone of the Hormathiidae family exact species unknown but is thought to be one of the two more diverse families in the deep sea and many of the taxa are distinguished based on internal anatomy, such as how many pairs of mesenteries are complete or size of nematocysts.
|Date:||11 September 2010|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Actiniaria (Anemones), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Actiniaria (Anemones) > Hormathiidae|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
|Latitude:||60 deg 17' 01" N|
|Longitude:||3 deg 50' 19" W|
|Countries:||UK > West of Shetland|
|Substratum:||Sand and gravel with some boulders|
|Project Partners:||Hurricane Exploration (HEX), Subsea 7|
|Keywords:||West of Shetland Whirlwind Atlantic Benthic Anemone Hormathiidae|
|Deposited By:||Miss Moira MacLean|
|Deposited On:||11 November 2010|
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