Description: This individual is carrying juveniles. It is a nymphonid pycnogonid, possibly Boreonymphon sp. or Nymphon sp.
It is not possible to confirm the identification without observing the chela and palp. Item Type: Image Title: Nymphonid Copyright: SERPENT Project Species: Boreonymphon sp. Behaviour: On the seabed, carrying juveniles Site: Atlantic -- North Sea -- West of Shetland -- Rosebank North Sea -- West of Shetland -- Rosebank Site Description: Seafloor Depth (m): 1085 Latitude: 60 deg 59' 33" N Longitude: 3 deg 49' 49" E Habitat: Benthic Rig: Transocean Rather Project Partners: Chevron, Subsea 7, Transocean ROV: Centurion 05 HD (work class) Deposited By: Dr Andrew Gates Deposited On: 17 July 2007