Heteropolypus ritteri

Alternate names: Anthomastus ritteri, mushroom coral

Author: (Nutting, 1909)


Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Gary Williams, California Academy of Sciences.


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Molodtsova, T.N. (2013). Deep-sea mushroom soft corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Alcyoniidae) of the Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Marine Biology Research, 9: 488-515. https://doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2012.750427

Citation: Heteropolypus ritteri ((Nutting, 1909)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Heteropolypus%20ritteri. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2023-09-23.
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