A "bubblegum" coral (Paragorgia sp.) on a rock at Pweza-3. The coral is providing a structure utilized by crinoids and ophiuroids. A "blobfish", Psychrolutes sp., appears to be hiding (or sheltering from current?)alongside.
|Date:||16 September 2013|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Alcyonacea (Soft Corals)|
|Site:||Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Pweza-3|
|Countries:||East Africa > Tanzania|
|Rig:||Deep Sea Metro I|
|Project Partners:||BG Group, Oceaneering|
|Keywords:||Paragorgia blobfish Psychrolutidae|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||14 August 2014|
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