Anemone and Sea spider
Sea spider (Pycnogonid) Nymphon sp. and an anemone of the 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).
|Title:||Anemone and Sea spider|
|Date:||04 September 2006|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Pycnogonida (Sea Spiders) > Order Pantopoda (Sea spiders), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Actiniaria (Anemones) > Hormathiidae|
|Behaviour:||The sea spider is feeding on the anemone|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Faroe-Shetland Channel > Brugdan|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Faroe-Shetland Channel > Brugdan
|Substratum:||Sand and Gravel|
|Project Partners:||Statoil, Oceaneering|
|ROV:||Magnum 070, Sea Owl 590|
|Keywords:||Brugdan West of Sheltand Faroe-Shetland Channel Atlantic Benthic pycnogonid nymphon sp. Sea spider Anemone Hormathiidae|
|Deposited By:||Miss Moira MacLean|
|Deposited On:||13 December 2010|
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