Contact: Lauren Anderson
University of Sheffield
Caption: Named after Dudley Foster, pilot of the US Navy submersible Alvin, who collected the first specimen, Bathycyroe fosteri (Order Lobata) is common in the midwater plankton collections. A lobate ctenophore found at intermediate depths in all the oceans. This species is very common and abundant ctenophore near the mid-Atlantic ridge.
Credit: MAR-ECO/Marsh Youngbluth
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