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Amphipod in a chamber sponge Amphipod in a chamber sponge
Name: Amphipoda
Location: Rosebank, West of Shetland
Depth: 1085m
Partners: Chevron, Subsea7 & Transocean

Cirrate Octopus image Cirrate ("Dumbo") Octopus
Name: Cirroteuthis sp.
Location: Midnattsol, Norway
Depth: 928m
Partners: StatoilHydro, Oceaneering & Transocean

Eelpout image Eelpout
Name: Lycodes sp.
Location: Laggan Field, North Sea
Depth: 650m
Partners: Total, Subsea7 & Transocean

Giant Club Sponge image

Giant Club Sponge
Name: Chondrocladia gigantea
Location: Midnattsol, Norway
Depth: 928m
Partners: StatoilHydro, Oceaneering & Transocean

Brittlestar Colony Image

Brittlestar Colony
Name: Gorgonocephalus sp.
Location: Midnattsol, Norway
Depth: 928m
Partners: StatoilHydro, Oceaneering & Transocean

Swimming Sea Cucumber image

Swimming Sea Cucumber
Name: Enypniastes eximia
Location: Jack#1, Gulf of Mexico
Depth: 2150m
Partners: Chevron USA, Subsea7 & Transocean

Hydroid image

Hydroid
Name: Tubularia sp.
Location: Rosebank, West of Shetland
Depth: 1085m
Partners: Chevron, Subsea7 & Transocean

Moon Jelly image

Moon Jelly
Name: Aurelia aurita
Location: Schiehallion Field, North Sea
Depth: 450m
Partners: BP, Subsea7 & Transocean

Long Nosed Chimera image

Long-Nosed Chimera
Name: Rhinochimaeridae
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Depth: 1247m
Partners: Anadarko, Subsea7 & Dolphin Drilling

Octopus with Chamber Sponge image

Octopus with Chamber Sponge
Name: Benthoctopus sp.
Location: Rosebank, West of Shetland
Depth: 928m
Partners: Chevron, Subsea7 & Transocean

Piglet Squid image

Piglet Squid
Name: Helicocranchia sp.
Location: South Atlantic, Bonga, Nigeria
Depth: 1050m
Partners: Shell, Perry Slingsby & SBM

Cerianthid Anemone image

Cerianthid Anemone
Name: Cerianthid
Location: Midnattsol, Norway
Depth: 928m
Partners: StatoilHydro, Oceaneering & Transocean

Ceramaster cushion star image

Ceramaster cushion star
Name: Ceramaster granularis
Location: Laggan, North Sea
Depth: 650m
Partners: Total, Subsea7 & Transocean

Swimming Sea Cucumber image

Swimming Sea Cucumber
Name: Peniagone sp.
Location: Ghana
Depth: 1318m
Partners: Anadarko, Subsea7 & Dolphin Drilling

Rabbitfish image

Rabbitfish
Name: Chimaera monstrosa
Location: Schiehallion field, North Sea
Depth: 450m
Partners: BP, Subsea7 & Transocean

Poralia jelly image

Poralia jelly
Name: Poralia sp.
Location: South Atlantic, Bonga, Nigeria
Depth: 1050m
Partners: Shell, Perry Slingsby & SBM

Arctic Rockling image

Arctic Rockling
Name: Gaidropsarus argentatus
Location: Midnattsol, Norway
Depth: 928m
Partners: StatoilHydro, Oceaneering & Transocean

Sea Spider image

Sea Spider
Name: Colossendeis proboscidea
Location: Midnattsol, Norway
Depth: 928m
Partners: StatoilHydro, Oceaneering & Transocean

Arctic Skate image

Arctic Skate
Name: Amblyraja hyperborea
Location: Midnattsol, Norway
Depth: 928m
Partners: StatoilHydro, Oceaneering & Transocean

Cod family image

Cod family
Name: Gadidae
Location: Heather Alpha, North Sea
Depth: 928m
Partners: Rovtech & DNO