Chaceon mediterraneus is identified based on the five anterolateral spines on the carapace. It was attracted to bait deployed at the seabed. Prior to deployment of the bait it was seen in quantitative video transects and recorded at density of 2.6 individuals per 100 m2.
|Identification:||Cartes, Joan and Gates, A.|
|Date:||17 December 2010|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Malacostraca (Crabs, krill, pill bugs, shrimps, prawns) > Order Decapoda (Crabs, lobsters, prawns, shrimps) > Family Geryonidae (Deep sea crabs)|
|Behaviour:||Attracted to bait|
|Site:||Atlantic > Mediterranean > Eastern Mediterranean > Kiwi|
|Latitude:||32 deg 15' 33" N|
|Longitude:||28 deg 38' 45" W|
|Countries:||North Africa > Egypt|
North Africa > Egypt
|Project Partners:||Statoil, Transocean, Oceaneering|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||20 April 2012|
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