Rhinochimera from Tahiti field, Gulf of Mexico. Tahiti is located in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico, approximately 190 miles (306km) south of New Orleans. It lies in Green Canyon blocks 596, 597, 640 and 641, in a water depth of approximately 4,200ft (1,280m). The field is operated by Chevron, which owns a 58% working interest, on behalf of Statoil (25%) and Total(17%).

Item Type:Image
Creator(s):Jones, Daniel
Date:24 October 2011
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Holocephali > Order Chimaeriformes > Family Rhinochimaeridae
Site:Atlantic > Gulf of Mexico > Gulf of Mexico
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1311
Latitude:27 deg 10' 00" N
Longitude:89 deg 55' 00" W
UTM Zone:16
Countries:USA > USA: Gulf of Mexico
Project Partners:2H, Chevron
Deposited By:Dr Daniel Jones
Deposited On:09 November 2011

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