These images show a cirrate octopus just above the seabed at 1384 m depth off Ghana. The fins that characterise the group Cirrata are clearly visible in the image (the group is also characterised by cirri on the arms). Examination of the internal shell of a specimen is required for species identification.
|Date:||02 February 2016|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Cephalopoda (Octopus & Squids) > Octopoda (Octopus)|
|Site:||Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Ghana|
Regions > West Africa > Ghana
|Countries:||Sites > Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Ghana|
West Africa > Ghana
|Project Partners:||Subsea7, Tullow Oil|
|Deposited By:||Mr Rob Curry|
|Deposited On:||10 February 2016|
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