Sea spider

Sea spider


Sea spider Pycnogonid, its very difficult to identify pycnogonids from images alone, as idenfication is doen by examining the chela and palps.

Item Type:Image
Title:Sea spider
Creator(s):MacLean, M.
Identification:MacLean, M.
Date:04 September 2006
Copyright:SERPENT project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Pycnogonida (Sea Spiders) > Order Pantopoda (Sea spiders)
Behaviour:Walking along the seafloor
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Faroe-Shetland Channel > Brugdan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Faroe-Shetland Channel > Brugdan
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):480
Countries:Faroe Islands
Substratum:Sand and Gravel
Rig:Stena Don
Project Partners:Statoil, Oceaneering
ROV:Magnum 070, Sea Owl 590
Keywords:Brugdan West of Sheltand Faroe-Shetland Channel Atlantic Benthic Sea spider Pycnogonid
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:14 December 2010

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