Sea Urchin

Sea Urchin


A sea urchin at the seabed at Morvin. The blue mussel (Mytilus) has probably fallen from the underside of the rig 380 m above.

Item Type:Image
Title:Sea Urchin
Creator(s):Gates, A.
Identification:Gates, A.
Date:20 May 2006
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Echinoidea (Sea Urchins, heart urchins, sand dollars) > Order Echinoida (Sea urchins) > Family Echinidae
Species:Echinus sp.
Site:Atlantic > Norwegian > Morvin
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):380
UTM Zone:32
Countries:Norway > Norwegian Sector
Substratum:Sandy mud
Rig:West Alpha
Project Partners:Statoil, Oceaneering, Seadrill Ltd.
Deposited By:Dr Janne Kaariainen
Deposited On:19 April 2012

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