Bathryplotes natans has well developed ventro-lateral tubefeet and few or no tubefeet mid-ventrally, the anus is dorsal. Bathyplotes apparently can swim, or at least is neutrally buoyant so that it can be disturbed easily from the seabed.
|Date:||09 July 2011|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Holothuroidea (Sea Cucumbers) > Order Aspidochirotida (Holothurians with feet) > Family Synallactidae (Sea cucumbers)|
|Behaviour:||deposit feeder benthic|
|Site:||Atlantic > Norwegian > Apollon|
|Latitude:||68 deg 03' 16" N|
|Longitude:||5 deg 11' 77" E|
|Countries:||Norway > Norwegian Sector|
|Project Partners:||Aker Drilling, Oceaneering|
|Keywords:||Atlantic Norway Apollon Echinodermata Holothuria|
|Deposited By:||Dr K Kroeger|
|Deposited On:||18 August 2011|
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