Brittle Star

Brittle Star


Brittle Star Ophiuroid sp. unknown

Item Type:Image
Title:Brittle Star
Creator(s):Gates, A.
Identification:Gates, A.
Date:11 September 2010
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars)
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):184
Latitude:60 deg 17' 01" N
Longitude:3 deg 50' 19" W
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Substratum:Sand and gravel with some boulders
Rig:Borgsten Dolphin
Project Partners:Hurricane Exploration (HEX), Subsea 7
ROV:Pioneer 027
Keywords:West of Shetland Whirlwind Atlantic Benthic Brittle star
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:11 November 2010

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