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Image of Synallactida

Image of Synallactida

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Description: 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.
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Title: Bathyplotes natans
Copyright: SERPENT project
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
Habitat: benthos
Rig: Aker Barents
Project Partners: Aker Drilling, Oceaneering
ROV: Magnum 142
Deposited By: Dr K Kroeger
Deposited On: 18 August 2011

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