Pyre Seamount, TAN0604/72
Description: RV Tangaroa station TAN0604/72, Pyre Seamount Graveyard Seamount complex, New Zealand, 1042-1174 m depth.
Hard coral (mostly Solenosmilia variabilis), glass sponge (Euplectella sp.), comatulid crinoids and two Orange Roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus).
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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Hoplostethus atlanticus Collett, 1889
Euplectella Owen, 1841
Solenosmilia variabilis Duncan, 1873
Citation: WoRMS Photo Gallery / NIWA/ DTIS Seabed Image, 2010
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