Grimpoteuthis sp.

Grimpoteuthis sp.


This cirrate octopod is a Grimpoteuthis sp. It is not possible to identify to species because the specimen is required, in hand, to count suckers and dissect out the shell.

Item Type:Image
Title:Grimpoteuthis sp.
Creator(s):Gates, A.
Identification:Vecchione, M
Date:02 February 2012
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Cephalopoda (Octopus & Squids) > Octopoda (Octopus)
Species:Grimpoteuthis sp.
Site:Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m):2601
Countries:East Africa > Tanzania
Habitat:Benthic boundary zone
Substratum:Deep-sea mud
Rig:Ocean Rig Poseidon
Project Partners:Statoil, Oceaneering
ROV:Millenium 93 and 73
Keywords:Grimpoteuthis Cirrate octopod Tanzania Indian Ocean Zafarani
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:19 April 2012

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