Ctenophores are characterised by rows of cilia that beat synchronously and can be seen in these images as they reflect the ROV lights.

Item Type:Image
Creator(s):Gates, AR
Date:27 January 2016
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Ctenophora (Comb Jellies)
Site:Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Ghana
Regions > West Africa > Ghana
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1410
Latitude:4 deg 35' 49" N
Longitude:-3 deg 10' 08" E
Countries:Sites > Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Ghana
West Africa > Ghana
Habitat:benthic boundary
Rig:Simar Esperanca
Project Partners:Subsea7, Tullow Oil
ROV:Hercules 29
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:28 January 2016

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