Small (<50 mm) egg shaped sponge anchored into the sediment with a stalk. It is white or light cream in colour. We are calling this Faroe-Shetland Channel Cold Water Sponge N. Kerry Howell at University of Plymouth has named this taxon as OTU387
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera (Sponges)|
|Behaviour:||Attached to sea floor|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
|Latitude:||60 deg 56' 00" N|
|Longitude:||2 deg 53' 00" W|
|Countries:||UK > West of Shetland|
|Habitat:||Temperate Gravel & Sand|
|Rig:||Jack Bates Laggan|
|Project Partners:||Total, Transocean, Subsea 7|
|Deposited By:||Rob Curry|
|Deposited On:||13 March 2007|
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