Blue sponge (Hymedesmia sp.)

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blue encrusting sponge, common

Item Type:Video
Title:Blue sponge (Hymedesmia sp.)
Identification:Kröger, Kerstin
Date:20 April 2005
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera (Sponges), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera (Sponges) > Class Demospongiae
Species:Hymedesmia sp.
Behaviour:filter feeder, encrusted on hard substrates
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):350
Latitude:60 deg 20' 03" N
Longitude:4 deg 05' 56" W
UTM Zone:30
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Habitat:Temperate Muddy Sand
Rig:Paul B Loyd Junior
Project Partners:Transocean, Subsea 7, BP
ROV:Pioneer 9
Deposited By:Rob Curry
Deposited On:13 March 2007

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