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.
Published depth range: 500 - 1000 m
ReferencesEncyclopedia 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/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Atolla%20vanhoeffeni. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-26.