Isidella tentaculum

Description

General: Candelabra-shaped, with conspicuous "sweeper-tentacles" at the base and sometimes also observed in the branches. Large root-like calcareous holdfast. Compare to Keratoisis.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.



Additional Information



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Etnoyer, P. (2008). A new species of Isidella bamboo coral (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Isididae) from northeast Pacific seamounts. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 121: 541–553. http://dx.doi.org/10.2988/08-16.1

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: Isidella tentaculum Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Isidella%20tentaculum. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-10-20.
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