Sea Pen

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Sea pens were not common off Tanzania but several different types were seen. The most striking were bright yellow individuals seen at Pweza-3 and Lavani

Item Type:Image
Title:Sea Pen
Creator(s):Gates, A.
Identification:Morris, K
Date:14 September 2013
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Pennatulacea (Sea pens)
Site:Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Pweza-3
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1383
Latitude:8 deg 23' 00" S
Longitude:40 deg 04' 00" E
Countries:East Africa > Tanzania
Substratum:Hard substratum
Rig:Deep Sea Metro I
Project Partners:BG Group, Oceaneering
ROV:Millennium 113
Keywords:Pennatulid Tanzania
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:06 March 2015

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