The seabed at Kitatange-1 was dominated by soft sediment with occasional areas of hard substratum. The rocks supported sessile invertebrate assemblages such as sponges and soft corals. The images show a large hexactinellid (Saccocalyx pedunclatus).
|Date:||23 November 2016|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera (Sponges) > Class Hexactinellida (Glass Sponges)|
|Site:||Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Kitatange-1|
|Latitude:||9 deg 35' 00" S|
|Longitude:||40 deg 20' 00" E|
|Countries:||East Africa > Tanzania|
|Substratum:||Rocks on deep-sea mud|
|Rig:||Noble Globetrotter II|
|Project Partners:||BG Group, Oceaneering|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||03 March 2017|
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