Melicertum octocostatum

Author: M. Sars, 1835


General: Eight yellow, linear gonads slong the radial canals with transparent bell. The stomach is short and broad. Up to 88 large tentacles alternating with smaller ones.

Size: Bell 14 mm maximum length.

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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Wrobel, D. and C. Mills (1998). Pacific coast pelagic invertebrates: a guide to the common gelatinous animals. Sea Challengers & Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA. 101 pp.

Citation: Melicertum octocostatum (M. Sars, 1835) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-08-08.
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