Atolla vanhoeffeni

Author: (Russell 1957)


Size: Bell diameter up to 5 cm.

General: Twenty relatively short, somewhat stiff tentacles which alternate with 20 rhopalia around the bell margin; Bell has 40 lappets; A single long tentacle, with unknown function, trails behind the jelly; 8 light-colored gonads are large and obvious, surrounding the base of the stomach.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 500 - 1000 m

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Wrobel, D. and C. Mills (1998). Pacific coast pelagic invertebrates: a guide to the common gelatinous animals. Sea Challengers & Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA. 101 pp.

Citation: Atolla vanhoeffeni ((Russell 1957)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-26.
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