Bathyplotes natans

Bathyplotes natansBathyplotes natans


Bathryplotes natans has well developed ventro-lateral tubefeet and few or no tubefeet mid-ventrally, the anus is dorsal. Bathyplotes apparently can swim, or at least is neutrally buoyant so that it can be disturbed easily from the seabed.

Item Type:Image
Title:Bathyplotes natans
Creator(s):Kröger, Kerstin
Identification:Billett, David
Date:09 July 2011
Copyright:SERPENT project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Holothuroidea (Sea Cucumbers) > Order Aspidochirotida (Holothurians with feet) > Family Synallactidae (Sea cucumbers)
Species:Bathyplotes natans
Behaviour:deposit feeder benthic
Site:Atlantic > Norwegian > Apollon
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):387
Latitude:68 deg 03' 16" N
Longitude:5 deg 11' 77" E
Countries:Norway > Norwegian Sector
Substratum:soft sediment
Rig:Aker Barents
Project Partners:Aker Drilling, Oceaneering
ROV:Magnum 142
Keywords:Atlantic Norway Apollon Echinodermata Holothuria
Deposited By:Dr K Kroeger
Deposited On:18 August 2011

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