Myxoderma platyacanthum

Author: H.L. Clark, 1913


Geographic Information

Published depth range: 256 - 2904 m

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.

Ocean range (global): Queen Charlotte Island (Canada), Oregon, Californa to Mexico.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Christopher Mah, Smithsonian Natural History Museum.

Taxonomist assessment: From specimen collected May 30, 2007.

Video identifiability: certain


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Mah, C. (2007). Phylogeny of the Zoroasteridae (Zorocallina; Forcipulatida): evolutionary events in deep-sea Asteroidea displaying Palaeozoic features. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 150: 177-210. 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00291.x

Citation: Myxoderma platyacanthum (H.L. Clark, 1913) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2019-08-24.
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