Spikey Sea Cucumber, NWAD development West of Shetland

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A spikey sea cucumber, Stichopus tremulus, on the sea bed West of Shetland

Item Type:Video
Title:Spikey Sea Cucumber, NWAD development West of Shetland
Creator(s):Maclaren, Lis
Identification:Maclaren, Lis
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Holothuroidea (Sea Cucumbers) > Order Aspidochirotida (Holothurians with feet) > Family Stichopodidae (Sea cucumbers)
Species:Stichopus tremulus
Behaviour:On seabed
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > North West Area Development (NWAD)
North Sea > West of Shetland > North West Area Development (NWAD)
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):350
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Habitat:Temperate Gravel
Substratum:Gravelly bottom
Rig:Paul B Loyd Junior
Project Partners:Transocean, Subsea 7, BP
ROV:Pioneer 9
Keywords:sea cucumber, gravel, Stichopus
Deposited By:Rob Curry
Deposited On:18 May 2007

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