Tag: Coastal Biology

Coastal Arthropods

Crustaceans like spider crabs, squat lobsters, shrimp and sea spiders all belong to Phylum Arthropoda. Scroll down to learn of the most common crustaceans at Southern Hydrate Ridge coastal community.


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Coastal Cnidaria

Phylum Cnidaria includes jellies, anemones and coral, all of which may be found at coastal communities like Southern Hydrate Ridge, Slope Base, and the 600 m Oregon Offshore site.

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Coastal Echinoderms

Sea cucumbers (Class Holothuroidea) belong to Phylum Echinodermata. Echinoderms are common at coastal communities. These species of echinoderm were documented at Slope Base site.

Unknown Sea Cucumber 

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Coastal Mollusks

The phylum mollusca contains the classes bivalvia, gastropods, and cephalopods. Several species have been documented at coastal communities. These species were documented at Southern Hydrate Ridge and the Endurance Offshore site. Scr

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Coastal Biology Videos

Each of the five taxonomic groups included in the Coastal Biology web pages has a series of HD video clips highlighting the different organisms describ

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Coastal Anemones

Anemones and corals belong to Class Anthozoa (Phylum Cnidaria). Two species of anemones, one specie of coral, and one specie of jelly have been observed at coastal communities like Southern Hydrate Ridge.

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