Bathysiphon major

Author: de Folin 1886


General: Black exterior. May be very short, straight, with flat tip, chalky texture with tranverse dark bands (the black coloration appears to "wear off") when viewed close up.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Mary McGann, Research Geologist Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Menlo Park, CA.


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Goodday, A.J., L.A. Levin, C.L. Thomas, and B. Hecker (1992). The distribution and ecology of Bathysiphon filiformis Sars and B. major deFolin (Protista, Foraminiferida) on the continental slope off North Carolina. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 22: 129-146.

Citation: Bathysiphon major (de Folin 1886) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-08-16.
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