A "blobfish" encountered on the seabed during ROV operations off Ghana (note: approximate position)

Item Type:Image
Creator(s):Gates, AR
Identification:Gates, AR
Date:07 December 2015
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpion fish & sculpins) > Psychrolutidae (Sculpins, blobfishes)
Species:Psychrolutes sp.
Site:Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Ghana
Regions > West Africa > Ghana
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):812
Latitude:4 deg 06' 00" N
Longitude:-3 deg 00' 00" E
UTM Zone:30N
Countries:Sites > Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Ghana
West Africa > Ghana
Substratum:soft sediment
Project Partners:Subsea7, Tullow Oil
ROV:Hercules 17
Keywords:blobfish psychrolutes
Deposited By:Mr Rob Curry
Deposited On:04 December 2015

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