Octopus by subsea structure.

Item Type:Image
Creator(s):Curry, Rob
Identification:Cruikshank, Iain
Date:28 January 2010
Copyright:SERPENT Project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Cephalopoda (Octopus & Squids) > Octopoda (Octopus) > Octopodidae (Octopus)
Species:Benthoctopus sp.
Behaviour:Moving near and on subsea oil and gas structures.
Site:Atlantic > South Atlantic > Brazil
Regions > South America > Brazil
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):906m
Latitude:22 deg 25' 18" S
Longitude:40 deg 01' 51" W
UTM Zone:24K
Countries:Brazil > Campos Basin
Substratum:deep-sea mud
Rig:Deep Constructor
Project Partners:Technip
ROV:Triton XL32
Keywords:Octopus, subsea structure, Brazil
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:08 February 2010

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