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Brisaster

Author: Gray, 1855

Description

General: Occasionally observed at the surface, but they remain buried most of the time; animals in this genus are difficult to tell apart unless collected.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Richard Mooi, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California.

Taxonomist assessment: May 2012



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Citation: Brisaster (Gray, 1855) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Brisaster. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2017-12-15.
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