Hormathiid anemone

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An anemone of the family Hormathiidae filmed at Whirlwind. This footage is sped up 60 times and shows the anemone bring its tentacles to its mouth to feed.

Item Type:Video
Title:Hormathiid anemone
Creator(s):Gates, A
Identification:Gates, A
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Actiniaria (Anemones) > Hormathiidae
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):184
Latitude:60 deg 11' 13" N
Longitude:3 deg 51' 18" W
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Rig:Borgsten Dolphin
Project Partners:Hurricane Exploration (HEX), Subsea 7
ROV:Pioneer 027
Label:SERPENT Whirlwind Ecohighlights and cone readings
Notes:Higher resolution video available
Keywords:Hormathiid anemone feeding
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:03 February 2011

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