Echinus sp. (sea urchin)

Echinus sp. (sea urchin)
Item Type:Image
Title:Echinus sp. (sea urchin)
Creator(s):Kröger, Kerstin
Identification:Kröger, Kerstin
Date:09 July 2011
Copyright:SERPENT project
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Echinoidea (Sea Urchins, heart urchins, sand dollars) > Order Echinoida (Sea urchins) > Echinoidae (Sea urchins)
Species:Echinus sp.
Behaviour:surface deposit feeder, but also interface grazer and even facultative suspension feeder
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 Echinoidea
Deposited By:Dr K Kroeger
Deposited On:18 August 2011

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