Brisaster townsendi

Author: A. Agassiz, 1898


General: Purplish and or yellowish.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Occasionally observed at the surface, but they remain buried most of the time.

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.

Ocean range (global): Has not previously been collected in the Gulf of California.

Additional Information

Taxonomist assessment: May 2012, from Isla Tortuga, Gulf of California.


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Citation: Brisaster townsendi (A. Agassiz, 1898) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-10-17.
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