Bathochordaeus mcnutti

Author: Sherlock et al., 2017


General: Distiguishing feature is the blue outline visible around the periphery of the tail.

Size: 3 - 10 cm TL.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: Max depth of non-gravid individual is 189 m. Majority of individuals found between 90-120 m.

Additional Information


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Sherlock, R.E., K. Walz, K. Schlining, and B.H. Robison (2017). Morphology, ecology, and molecular biology of a new species of giant larvacean in the Eastern North Pacific: Bathochordaeus mcnutti sp. nov. Marine Biology, 164:20.

Citation: Bathochordaeus mcnutti (Sherlock et al., 2017) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2023-09-24.
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