The pitted head is characteristic of the genus of liparid. There are several species in the Norwegian Sea and it is difficult to determine from photographs
|Date:||26 August 2007|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpion fish & sculpins) > Liparidae (Snailfish)|
|Behaviour:||Actively swimming. Looking for food?|
|Site:||Atlantic > Norwegian > Midnattsol|
|Latitude:||64 deg 00' 59" N|
|Longitude:||5 deg 16' 44" E|
|Countries:||Norway > Norwegian Sector|
|Substratum:||Mud and gravel|
|Project Partners:||StatoilHydro, Oceaneering, Transocean|
|ROV:||Magnum 018 (work class)|
|Deposited By:||Mr Rob Curry|
|Deposited On:||19 November 2010|
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