Chrysogorgia monticola

Author: Cairns, 2007


Size: 19 cm (h) and 10 cm (w).

General: White to light pink. Small, delicate polyps.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 1711 – 3015 m

Ocean range (global): Seamounts off central and southern California.

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

Additional Information


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Cairns, S.D. (2007). Calcaxonian Octocorals (Cnidaria; Anthozoa) from Eastern Pacific Seamounts. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 58: 511-541.

Citation: Chrysogorgia monticola (Cairns, 2007) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-12-05.
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