[Annelida] FW: North Atlantic Polychaete
(by mcornejo from cenaim.espol.edu.ec)
Thu Dec 2 09:16:00 EST 2010
What size is it?
Maria H. Cornejo-Rodriguez,Ph.D.
National Center of Aquaculture and Marine Reseacrh
El 02/12/10 8:53, "Kroeger K." <K.Kroeger from noc.soton.ac.uk> escribió:
> From: Kroeger K.
> Sent: 02 December 2010 13:46
> To: annelida from magpie.bio.indiana.edu
> Subject: North Atlantic Polychaete
> Dear all,
> I took this footage yesterday with an ROV close to the polar circle (66°34' N
> 03°32'46' E), Norwegian Sea in 1450 m depth, water temperature ca. -0.8 C. The
> beast should be about 10 cm.
> Unfortunately we did not have the equipment on the ROV to collect the specimen
> and I haven't seen anything similar on the previous dives we have done at this
> side. However, the ROV team is designing a contraption now to go 'fishing' for
> specimens tomorrow when the waves hopefully have died down.
> Does somebody recognise this 'beast'? The site is close (ca. 70 m) from a
> source of disturbance, but I haven't seen much that would qualify as prey on
> the sediment surface.
> My apologies for sending this as 2 files, but otherwise the mail gets bounced
> back at me.
> Thank you for any insights,
> Kerstin Kröger, PhD
> Benthic Ecologist
> SERPENT project
> Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems
> National Oceanography Centre
> European Way
> Southampton SO14 3ZH
> United Kingdom
> phone: +44 (0)2380 596 363
> k.kroeger from noc.soton.ac.uk<mailto:k.kroeger from noc.soton.ac.uk>
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