Graneledone boreopacifica

Alternate names: Graneledone pacifica

Author: Nesis, 1982

Description

General: One sucker row, skin tuberculate (warty) or granular; funnel may be visible; primarily move by crawling over the substrate; also capable of swimming via jet propulsion and/or pumping the arms and flared webs; G. boreopacifica and G. pacifica may be two different species with G. boreopacifica ocurring shallower and with smoother, less conspicuous skin texture and minimal cirri over the eyes.



Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Cosmopolitan.

Habitat description: Benthic.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Janet Voight, Associate Curator, Invertebrates, The Field Museum.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Nesis, K.N. (1982). Abridged key to the cephalopod mollusks of the world's ocean. Light and Food Industry Publishing House, Moscow, Russia. 385 pp.

Citation: Graneledone boreopacifica (Nesis, 1982) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Graneledone%20boreopacifica. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2019-11-20.
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