Description: 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/
Item Type: Image
Title: Teuthidodrilus sp.
Species: Teuthidodrilus sp.
Site: Indian -- Indian Ocean -- East Africa -- Zafarani
Depth (m): 2601
Countries: East Africa -- Tanzania
Rig: Ocean Rig Poseidon
Project Partners: Statoil, Oceaneering
ROV: Millenium 93 and 73
Deposited By: Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On: 19 April 2012