Poliometra prolixa

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Poliometra prolixa


Comatulid crinoid on the seabed. There is a specimen of the individual photographed. Its sample number is SC/201009/016#1. DNA samples are also available.

Item Type:Image
Title:Poliometra prolixa
Creator(s):Jones, D
Identification:Jones, D and Messing, C
Date:27 September 2009
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Crinoidea (Feather stars, sea lilies) > Order Comatulida (Feather Stars)
Species:Poliometra prolixa
Behaviour:Gripping hard substratum with cirri apparently feeding
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Tornado
North Sea > West of Shetland > Tornado
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1050
Latitude:60 deg 33' 44" N
Longitude:4 deg 27' 23" W
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Substratum:hetrogeneous seafloor
Rig:Stena Carron
Project Partners:OMV, Oceaneering, Stena
ROV:Magnum 156
Keywords:comatulid crinoid, tornado, wos, faroe-shetland
Deposited By:Dr Daniel Jones
Deposited On:17 December 2009

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