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Scott Seamount, TAN0802/246

Scott Seamount, TAN0802/246
Description: RV Tangaroa station TAN0802/246, IPY-CAML voyage, Scott Seamount (Ross Sea, Antarctica), 155-140 m. Volcanic sand with predatory sun star (Labidiaster annulatus), brittle stars (Ophionotus victoriae) and urchin (Sterechinus antarcticus). Image taken by the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA) Deep-Towed Imaging System (DTIS).
Author: NIWA/ DTIS seabed image ()
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WoRMS taxa
Sterechinus antarcticus Koehler, 1901Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Kroh, Andreas 2013-05-24
Ophionotus victoriae Bell, 1902Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor
Labidiaster annulatus Sladen, 1889Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Mah, Christopher 2014-04-04

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