Classification: Family Poraniidae (Sea stars)


Number of items: 22.

Cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > Norwegian > Morvin
Depth (m): 380

Hermit Crab (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster

Depth (m): 155
Behaviour: Walking across the seafloor

Porania cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 450
Behaviour: Group resting on rock and sponge

Porania cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven
North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven

Depth (m): 600
Behaviour: Resting

Porania cushion star (2 files)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven
North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven

Depth (m): 600
Behaviour: Resting, feeding, Close up, showing tube feet, feeding

Porania cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven
North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven

Depth (m): 600
Behaviour: Feeding, moving

Porania cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven
North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven

Depth (m): 600
Behaviour: Feeding, moving, closeup arm

Porania cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven
North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven

Depth (m): 600
Behaviour: Resting, closeup arm

Porania cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven
North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven

Depth (m): 600
Behaviour: Feeding, arms upturned

Porania cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven
North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven

Depth (m): 600
Behaviour: Resting, feeding on seabed

Porania cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350

Porania cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Feeding

Porania cushion star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Feeding

Porania pulvillus (2 files)
Site: Atlantic > Irish Shelf > Cashel
Depth (m): 174
Behaviour: Feeding

Porania pulvillus (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > Irish Shelf > Cashel
Depth (m): 174

Porania pulvillus (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster

Depth (m): 155

Porania pulvillus (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster

Depth (m): 155

Porania pulvillus (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster

Depth (m): 155

Porania pulvillus (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster
North Sea > West of Shetland > Lancaster

Depth (m): 155

Porania pulvillus (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind

Depth (m): 184
Behaviour: Moving across the seabed

Seastar Poraniid (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Tornado
North Sea > West of Shetland > Tornado

Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: On the seafloor, possibly feeding.

Seastar Poraniid (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Tornado
North Sea > West of Shetland > Tornado

Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: On the seafloor, possibly feeding.

This list was generated on Sat Dec 20 20:00:28 GMT 2014.


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