Anthoptilum lithophilum

Author: Williams and Alderslade 2011


General: Ratio of total colony length to rachis diameter approximately 50:1. Mauve rachis/peduncle and dark purplish-brown autozooids.

Size: To at least 95 mm.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): NE Pacific.

Published depth range: 669 - 700 m

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

Additional Information


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Williams, G.C. and P. Alderslade (2011). Three new species of pennatulacean octocorals with the ability to attach to rocky substrata (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Pennatualcea). Zootaxa, 3001: 33-48.

Citation: Anthoptilum lithophilum (Williams and Alderslade 2011) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-28.
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