Teuthidodrilus sp.

Teuthidodrilus sp.


This is a species of Teuthidodrilus ("squidworm", and acrocirrid polychaete). There is a single species described from the Celebes sea, Teuthidodrilus samae. Video from 2004 Indian Ocean SERPENT project in a similar area but much shallower (1014 m) had different postures and swimming behaviour than the Celebes Sea one: http://archive.serpentproject.com/231/

Item Type:Image
Title:Teuthidodrilus sp.
Creator(s):Gates, A.
Identification:Osborn, K
Date:29 January 2012
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida (Segmented worms) > Class Polychaeta (Polychaete Worms)
Species:Teuthidodrilus sp.
Site:Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m):2601
Countries:East Africa > Tanzania
Substratum:Deep-sea mud
Rig:Ocean Rig Poseidon
Project Partners:Statoil, Oceaneering
ROV:Millenium 93 and 73
Keywords:Squidworm Teuthidodrilus Acrocirrid Polychaete Tanzania Indian Ocean Zafarani
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:19 April 2012

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