Blue sponge (Hymedesmia sp)
Blue encrusting sponge. We have been calling this Faroe-Shetland Channel Sponge J.
|Title:||Blue sponge (Hymedesmia sp)|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera (Sponges), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera (Sponges) > Class Demospongiae|
|Behaviour:||Rock encrusted with blue and yellow sponges (yellow sponge unidentified); sponge-encrusted rock and Amphipod; sponge-encrusted rock being measured. The upright sponge on the right is probably Phakellia sp.|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven
|Latitude:||60 deg 20' 00" N|
|Longitude:||4 deg 24' 00" W|
|Countries:||UK > West of Shetland|
|Project Partners:||Transocean, Subsea 7, BP|
|Deposited By:||Rob Curry|
|Deposited On:||13 March 2007|
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