Liponema brevicorne

Alternate names: Liponema brevicornis, tumbleweed anemone

Author: McMurrich, 1893


General: Pink, pinkish orange, or white. Observed in two morphs (thin tentacles and thick tentacles). Capable of detaching from the seafloor and rolling.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic; hard substrate and soft sediment.

Additional Information


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Lauerman, L.M.L., R.S. Kaufmann, and K.L. Smith Jr. (1996). Distribution and abundance of epibenthic megafauna at a long time-series station in the abyssal northeast Pacific. Deep Sea Research 1, 43: 1075-1103 (as L. brevicornis).

Citation: Liponema brevicorne (McMurrich, 1893) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-11-30.
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