Polymastia sponge with Mysid sp.

Polymastia sponge with Mysid sp.


White sponge Polymastia sp. with small red and white Mysid sp. there is also a sea spider Pycnogonid sp. and a mussel Mytilus edulis

Item Type:Image
Title:Polymastia sponge with Mysid sp.
Creator(s):MacLean, M.
Identification:MacLean, M.
Date:08 October 2006
Copyright:SERPENT project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Malacostraca (Crabs, krill, pill bugs, shrimps, prawns) > Order Mysidacea (Mysids), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) > Class Pycnogonida (Sea Spiders) > Order Pantopoda (Sea spiders), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Bivalvia (Bivalves) > Order Mytiloida (Mussels) > Family Mytilidae (Mussels), Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera (Sponges) > Class Demospongiae
Species:Polymastia sp., Mytilus edulis, Pycnogonid sp.
Site:Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Faroe-Shetland Channel > Brugdan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Faroe-Shetland Channel > Brugdan
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):480
Countries:Faroe Islands
Substratum:Sand and Gravel
Rig:Stena Don
Project Partners:Statoil, Oceaneering
ROV:Magnum 070, Sea Owl 590
Keywords:Brugdan West of Sheltand Faroe-Shetland Channel Atlantic Benthic Sponge Polymastia sp. Mytils edulis Mussel Mysid Pycnogonid Sea Spider
Deposited By:Miss Moira MacLean
Deposited On:14 December 2010

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