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.
Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.
Consulting taxonomist: Richard Mooi, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California.
Taxonomist assessment: May 2012
ReferencesEncyclopedia 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.