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Operational taxonomic unit: Sipuncula sp. A. Sipunculans are unsegmented worms worms (whereas polychaeta are segmented). Anterior end of specimen with characteristic two ends of the gut being twisted together. Could belong to the genus Golfingia. Approximate length: 70 mm. Macrofauna (sieved on 0.5 mm).
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Sipuncula (Peanut worms)|
|Behaviour:||facultative suspension feeder|
|Site:||Atlantic > Norwegian > Dalsnuten|
|Latitude:||66 deg 34' 33" N|
|Longitude:||3 deg 32' 46" E|
|Countries:||Norway > Norwegian Sector|
|Substratum:||Deep Sea fine sediment with high silt content|
|Project Partners:||Shell, Aker Drilling, Oceaneering|
|Keywords:||Atlantic Norway Dalsnuten macrofauna sediment Sipuncula|
|Deposited By:||Dr K Kroeger|
|Deposited On:||22 July 2011|
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