Lithodes maja

Lithodes maja


This king crab was seen walking past the ROV, close to the BOP as we collected samples of the seabed.

Item Type:Image
Title:Lithodes maja
Creator(s):Gates, A.
Identification:Gates, A
Date:27 May 2010
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Malacostraca (Crabs, krill, pill bugs, shrimps, prawns) > Order Decapoda (Crabs, lobsters, prawns, shrimps) > Family Lithodidae (King crabs)
Species:Lithodes maja
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):155
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:Subsea 7 Pioneer
Keywords:Lithodes maja
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:21 March 2012

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