The anemone at the fore grround of the image 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). There is a sea spider pycnogonid Nymphon sp. behond the anemone and the furthest away anemone is unable to be identified in this image.
|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|
|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 anemone Hormathiidae sea spider nymphon pycnogonid|
|Deposited By:||Miss Moira MacLean|
|Deposited On:||13 December 2010|
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