The large anemone is a member of the Hormathiidae family, this is 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 the size of nematocysts), found at Lancaster 9 months after drilling on a pomatocerus sp. encrusted boulder.
|Date:||27 May 2010|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Actiniaria (Anemones) > Hormathiidae|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
|Latitude:||60 deg 11' 13" N|
|Longitude:||3 deg 51' 18" W|
|Countries:||UK > West of Shetland|
|Substratum:||Sand and Gravel with some boulders|
|Project Partners:||Hurricane Exploration (HEX), Subsea 7|
|Keywords:||Lancaster West of Shetland Benthic Atlantic anemone Hormathiidae|
|Deposited By:||Miss Moira MacLean|
|Deposited On:||17 November 2010|
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