Distichoptilum gracile

Author: unknown

Description

General: Thin, whip-like, polyps bilateral; (in EtOH) white rachis, orange-red calyces.

Size: to 1500 mm



Geographic Information

Published depth range: 650 - 4300 m

Ocean range (global): Cosmopolitan.

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.



Additional Information



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Williams, G.C. (1995). Living genera of sea pens (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Pennatulacea): illustrated key and synopses. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 113: 93-140.

Williams, G.C. (2001). First record of a bioluminescent soft coral: description of a disjunct population of Eleutherobia grayi (Thomson and Dean, 1921) from the Solomon Islands, with a review of bioluminescence in the octocorallia. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 52: 209-225.

Citation: Distichoptilum gracile (unknown) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Distichoptilum%20gracile. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-12-05.
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