Porania pulvillus

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Porania pulvillus moving across the seabed. This footage is shown 30 times faster than the original.

Item Type:Video
Title:Porania pulvillus
Creator(s):Gates, A.
Identification:Gates, A.
Date:11 October 2010
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Spinulosida (Sea stars) > Family Poraniidae (Sea stars)
Species:Porania pulvillus
Behaviour:Moving across the seabed
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):184
Latitude:60 deg 17' 01" N
Longitude:3 deg 50' 19" W
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Substratum:Sand and Gravel with some pebbles
Rig:Borgsten Dolphin
Project Partners:Hurricane Exploration (HEX), Subsea 7
ROV:Pioneer 027
Quality:original 720 x 480
Keywords:Porania, Whirlwind, asteroid, sea star, starfish
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:02 February 2011

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