First sighting of a siphonophore of the genus Bathyphysa from the South Atlantic
KeywordsSide Branch Lateral Expansion Remotely Operate Vehicle Plumb Line Preserve Specimen
Thanks to Rob O’Brien, Shirley Oliveira, and Clemente Joao for providing access to this observation, which was obtained by BP Exploration (Angola) Limited and Sociedade Nacional de Combustíveis de Angola, E.P. (Sonangol). This is an output of the SERPENT Project www.serpentproject.com. DJ was supported by UK Natural Environment Research Council National Capability funding.
- Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) (2016) Bathyphysa conifera (Studer, 1878) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg.mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Bathyphysa%20conifera. Consulted on 2016-02-17
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