A pyrosome in the Gulf of Mexico

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A Pyrosoma atlanticum colony floating in the water column in the Gulf of Mexico

Item Type:Video
Title:A pyrosome in the Gulf of Mexico
Creator(s):Benfield, Mark
Identification:Benfield, Mark
Date:01 July 2006
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Subphylum Urochordata > Class Thaliacea > Order Pyrosomatida > Family Pyrosomatidae > Pyrosoma atlanticum
Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Thaliacea > Order Pyrosomatida > Family Pyrosomatidae > Pyrosoma atlanticum
Species:Pyrosoma atlanticum
Behaviour:Pyrosoma atlanticum floating through the water column
Site:Atlantic > Gulf of Mexico > Green Canyon 821
Site Description:Midwater
Depth (m):609
Latitude:27 deg 09' 20" N
Longitude:90 deg 29' 43" W
Countries:Mexico > Gulf of Mexico
Habitat:Water temp 7.67 degrees celcius
Rig:Transocean Marianas
Project Partners:BP, Oceaneering, Transocean
Keywords:fire salp, Pyrosoma atlanticum, colony, floating, gulf of mexico, water column
Deposited By:Rob Curry
Deposited On:17 May 2007

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