Colossendeis proboscidea

Colossendeis proboscidea


Large ball like structure of Sea spiders Pycnogonids, unable to identify species from the image, there is also a Colossendeis proboscidea with a nymphoid pycnogonid on it.

Item Type:Image
Title:Colossendeis proboscidea
Creator(s):MacLean, M.
Identification:Gates, A.
Date:June 2009
Copyright:SERPENT project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Pycnogonida (Sea Spiders) > Order Pantopoda (Sea spiders), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Pycnogonida (Sea Spiders) > Order Pantopoda (Sea spiders) > Family Colossendeidae (Sea spiders)
Species:Colossendeis proboscidea
Behaviour:Large, dense aggragation and one large individual carrying another
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Rosebank
North Sea > West of Shetland > Rosebank
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1124
Latitude:60 deg 59' 03" N
Longitude:3 deg 49' 04" W
UTM Zone:30
Countries:UK > West of Shetland
Rig:Stena Carron
Keywords:West of Shetland Rosebank Benthic Atlantic Pycnogonids sea spiders Colossendeis proboscidea
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:09 December 2010

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