White asteroid Bathybiaster vexillifer. Identified by Anna Dilman Institute of Oceanology, Academy of Sciences, Moscow on 26 June 2013
|Date:||07 November 2010|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Valvatida (Sea stars) > Family Astropectinidae (Sea stars)|
Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Valvatida (Sea stars) > Family Astropectinidae (Sea stars)
|Behaviour:||Asteroid was disturbed by ROV and then it began to bury itself within the sediment over several minutes|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Lagavulin|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Lagavulin
|Latitude:||62 deg 39' 22" N|
|Longitude:||1 deg 07' 33" W|
|Countries:||UK > West of Shetland|
|Project Partners:||Chevron, Oceaneering|
|Keywords:||West of Shetland Lagavulin Benthic Atlantic Asteroid starfish|
|Deposited By:||Miss Moira MacLean|
|Deposited On:||19 November 2010|
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