Flabellum sp. is the orange organism in the foreground of the image with its tentacles withdrawn. These kind of stony corals are often found in soft sediments. The red organism in the top right hand corner of the image is probably also a Flagellum sp. but with its tentacles expanded.
|Date:||09 July 2011|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Scleractinia (Stony corals) > Carophylliidae (Stony coral) > Family Flabellidae|
|Behaviour:||Cosmopolitan genus of non-reef building scleractinia. Solitary, free-living corals that are purse-shaped with or without rootlets. A colum is absent or nearly so. Polyps are extended day and night and are large.|
|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 Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia|
|Deposited By:||Dr K Kroeger|
|Deposited On:||18 August 2011|
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