Benthodytes aff. typica

Description

Size: 5 - 20 cm

General: Violet, white, cream or light brown.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic soft sediment, demersal (capable of swimming).



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: David Pawson, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Maluf, L.Y. (1988). Composition and distribution of the Central Eastern Pacific echinoderms. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Technical Report Number 2. 242 pp.

Hansen, B. (1975). Scientific results of the Danish deep-sea expedition round the world 1950-52. Systematics and biology of the deep-sea holothurians. Part I. Elasipoda. Galathea Report, 13: 1-262.

Hansen, B. (1975). Systematics and biology of the deep-sea holothurians: Part 1 Elasipoda. Scandinavian Science Press, Copenhagen, Denmark. 262 pp.

Maluf, L.Y. (1988). Composition and distribution of the Central Eastern Pacific echinoderms. Technical Reports, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 2:242.

Citation: Benthodytes aff. typica Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Benthodytes%20aff.%20typica. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-10-24.
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