Country: Nigeria


Number of items: 65.

Aldrovandia (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming above the seabed.

Anemone (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: On seabed.

Anemone (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: On seabed.

Anemone (Edwardsid) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: On the seabed.

Anemone (likely to be Edwardsid) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Attached, tentacles extended

Benthothuria sea cucumber (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Moving

Brisingid (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Resting on seafloor, moving arms upwards, feeding

Cerianthid Anemone (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: On seabed.

Chimera (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming just above seabed.

Codling (Antimora) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming above seabed.

Common anemone (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: On the seabed.

Cup Coral (probably dead) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: On the seabed.

Cusk Eel (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming in the water column.

Dog shark (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Swimming

Eelpout (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on bait on the seabed.

Grenadier (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming above the seabed.

Grenadier fish from Usan (2 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field

Depth (m): 726

Halosaurus (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming above the seabed.

Halosaurus (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming above the seabed.

Jelly (Scyphomedusae) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming in the water column.

Jelly (Scyphomedusae) (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming in the water column.

Lithodid Crab (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on bait on the seabed.

Lithodid Crab (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on bait on the seabed.

Lithodid Crab (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on bait on the seabed.

Lithodid Crab (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on bait on the seabed.

Lithodid crab (Paralomis cristulata?) from Usan (2 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field

Depth (m): 726

Lithodid Crab - Paralomis africana (16 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m

Long-nosed Chimaera (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming in the water column.

Long-nosed Chimaera (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming in the water column.

Lophiiform fish from Usan (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field

Depth (m): 726

Monkfish (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field

Depth (m): 750m
Behaviour: Swimming above seabed.

Octopus from Usan (7 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field

Depth (m): 726

Paelopatides sea cucumber (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Moving

Paelopatides sea cucumber (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1061
Behaviour: Swimming

Piglet squid (4 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Swimming

Poralia jelly (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Drifting, close-up

Poralia sp. jelly (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Drifting, close-up

Prawn (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on seabed.

Prawn (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on seabed.

Prawn (Plesopenaeus sp.) (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming in the water column.

Psychrolutid fish offshore Nigeria (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Ehra field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Ehra field

Depth (m): 1114
Behaviour: On seabed

Ray (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Swimming

Ray (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming over seabed.

Ray (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming over seabed.

Ray (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming over seabed.

Ray from Usan (2 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field

Depth (m): 726

Rhinochimaera (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > Central Atlantic
Depth (m): 1357.5
Behaviour: Swimming

Rhinochimaera (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > Central Atlantic
Depth (m): 1337.8
Behaviour: Swimming near subsea rig structures

Sea Cucumber (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on the seabed.

Sea Cucumber (Enypniastes) (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on the seabed.

Sea Pen (Pennatulid?) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Attached to seabed and probably feeding.

Sea pen or Gorgonian (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Attached to seabed, possibly feeding.

Sea Slug (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on the seafloor.

Sea star (Hymenaster) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on the seabed.

Sea star (Hymenaster) (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on the seabed.

Sea star from Usan (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field

Depth (m): 726

Seapen (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Attached to the seabed. Probably feeding.

Shark (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming in the water column.

Snub-nosed Eel (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Feeding on a carcass on the seabed.

Spinless sculpin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Swimming near structure

Squid (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming in the water column.

Stalked Anemone (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Attached to the seafloor. Feeding.

Swimming Sea cucumber (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Swimming in the water column.

Unidentified sea star (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Bonga
Depth (m): 1050
Behaviour: Resting on seafloor

Urchin (0 files)
Site: Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field

Depth (m): 1366m
Behaviour: Probably feeding on the seabed.

This list was generated on Fri Oct 31 22:04:12 GMT 2014.


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