A colonial anemone in which the polyps are connected by one encrusting base. Seen here covering a rock at Lancaster. It is not possible to identify from the photo but is likely Parazoanthus (anguicomus?) or similar. Found at the Lancaster site 9 months after drilling.
|Date:||27 May 2010|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Zoanthidea|
|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 Zoanthid|
|Deposited By:||Miss Moira MacLean|
|Deposited On:||17 November 2010|
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