Aggreation on the seabed of two gastropod molluscs, Colus sp. The aggreation is on a cluster of mussels Mytilus edulis which have most liklely fallen off the rig. There is also a asteroid starfish Crossaster sp. and a Shrimp Pandalus sp.
|Title:||Colus sp. |
|Date:||08 October 2006|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Malacostraca (Crabs, krill, pill bugs, shrimps, prawns) > Order Decapoda (Crabs, lobsters, prawns, shrimps) > Family Pandalidae (Shrimps), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Gastropoda (Gastropods) > Order Neogastropoda (Conches) > Family Buccinidae (Buccinid Whelks), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Bivalvia (Bivalves) > Order Mytiloida (Mussels) > Family Mytilidae (Mussels)|
|Species:||Colus sp., Mytilus edulis, Crossaster sp., Pandalus sp.|
|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 Mussels Mytilus edulis Gastropod colus sp. Asteroid starfish crossaster sp. Shrimp pandalus sp. |
|Deposited By:||Miss Moira MacLean|
|Deposited On:||14 December 2010|
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