If art is the universal language, how do you say “don’t eat orange roughy”?
The deep-sea gorgonian genus Iridogorgia sp. is characterized by a partially calcareous axis with an open, upright spiral or helix arrangement (Verrill, 1883). Three new species were described last year (Watling 2007).
Join me and my colleagues as we embark on the Benthic Assemblages in the Twilight Zone (BATZ) expedition to characterize benthic assemblages in the mesophotic or “twilight zone” (50-200 m) using a deep-diving Phantom II remotely operated vehicle in the Gulf of Mexico August 25 – September 2nd, 2008.
Can you name the genus of this deep-sea squid?