Isididae

Alternate names: bamboo coral

Author: Lamouroux, 1812

Description

General: Large and shaggy appearance. Branches moderate thickness. Color creamy with brown-yellow, sometimes orange hue. Long tendrils of unknown function found at base of stalk. Polyps contract and expand, but do not withdraw completely.



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

Citation: Isididae (Lamouroux, 1812) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Isididae. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-09-25.
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