Beroe forskalii

Author: Milne Edwards, 1841

Description

General: Body compressed and conical in shape with a broad oral end and pointed aboral end. Large mouth. Eight comb rows, all equal in size, run almost the entire length of the body. Color often clear to rosy pink with darker red along the comb rows.

Size: To 15 cm total length.

Reproduction: Hermaphroditic with holoplanktonic lifecycle.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Epipelagic and mesopelagic.



Additional Information

Color: Translucent, frosty white to rosy pink.

Diet: Ctenophores.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Citation: Beroe forskalii (Milne Edwards, 1841) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Beroe%20forskalii. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-08-19.
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