Country: Tanzania


Number of items: 51.

Actinernus (2 files)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601
Behaviour: This example is seen drawing its tentacle through its mouth to feed.

Actinoscyphia sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391

Antimora (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Swimming

Antimora rostrata (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Antimora rostrata (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Swimming

Barnacle (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Barnacle (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Bathyraja richardsoni (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Swimming

Benthocodon sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601
Behaviour: These animals drift slowly over the surface of the sediment apparently feeding on copepods and organic material on the sediment

Benthocodon sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601
Behaviour: These animals drift slowly over the surface of the sediment apparently feeding on copepods and organic material on the sediment

Benthodytes sp (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Benthodytes sp (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Benthothuria sp (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Benthothuria sp (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Comb Jelly (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391

Comb Jelly (0 files)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391

Decapod and pennatulid (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391

Echinothuriid (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Walking over the seabed

Echinothuriid (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Walking over the seabed

Echinothuriid (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Walking over the seabed

Echinothuriid (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Walking over the seabed

Echinothuriid (0 files)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Walking over the seabed

Grimpoteuthis sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Hermit crab and anemone (2 files)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601
Behaviour: The anemone, Epizoanthus sp. is on the shell of the hermit crab Parapagurus sp.

Holothurian (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Holothurian (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Holothurian (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391

Ipnops sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Ipnops sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391

Monorhaphis sp (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Ophidioid fish (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Ophidioid fish (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Ophidioid fish (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Ophidioid fish (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Ophidioid fish (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601
Behaviour: Apparently attracted to bait deployed at the seabed

Ophiuroid (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: feeding?

Ophiuroid (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: moving over the seabed

Phormosoma (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391

Phormosoma (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Walking over the seabed. Seems to be followed by small holothurian. This was noted on several occasions with different specimens of Phormosoma

Phormosoma (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Walking over the seabed. Seems to be followed by small holothurian. This was noted on several occasions with different specimens of Phormosoma (also see record http://archive.serpentproject.com/2230/)

Poralia sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2353

Seapen (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Submerged wood (2 files)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Feeding on wood as it is broken down by bacteria

Swimming sea cucumber (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Swimming sea cucumber (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Swimming sea cucumber (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2391
Behaviour: Swimming

Teuthidodrilus sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Umbellula sp. (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Umbellula sp. (2 files)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Lavani
Depth (m): 2401

Xenophyophore (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

Xenophyophore (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601

This list was generated on Tue Jul 22 18:04:06 BST 2014.


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