This is a species of Teuthidodrilus ("squidworm", and acrocirrid polychaete). There is a single species described from the Celebes sea, Teuthidodrilus samae. Video from 2004 Indian Ocean SERPENT project in a similar area but much shallower (1014 m) had different postures and swimming behaviour than the Celebes Sea one: http://archive.serpentproject.com/231/
|Date:||29 January 2012|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida (Segmented worms) > Class Polychaeta (Polychaete Worms)|
|Site:||Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Zafarani|
|Countries:||East Africa > Tanzania|
|Rig:||Ocean Rig Poseidon|
|Project Partners:||Statoil, Oceaneering|
|ROV:||Millenium 93 and 73|
|Keywords:||Squidworm Teuthidodrilus Acrocirrid Polychaete Tanzania Indian Ocean Zafarani|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||19 April 2012|
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