Artic rockling observed presumably avoiding strong currents in the shelter of a rock and soft coral (Gersemia) on the seabed. Also note the Sunstar (Crossaster sp.).
|Date:||25 July 2007|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria (Cnidarians) > Anthozoa (Sea Anemones & Corals) > Alcyonacea (Soft Corals), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Gadidae (Cods & Haddocks), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Asteroidea (Sea Stars) > Order Valvatida (Sea stars)|
|Species:||Gaidropsarus argentatus, Gersemia, Crossaster|
|Behaviour:||avoiding strong currents|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Rosebank|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Rosebank
|Latitude:||60 deg 59' 33" N|
|Longitude:||3 deg 49' 49" E|
|Countries:||UK > West of Shetland|
|Project Partners:||Chevron, Subsea 7, Transocean|
|ROV:||Centurion 05 HD (work class)|
|Keywords:||arctic rockling gersemia|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||29 June 2015|
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