Myxoderma sacculatum

Author: Fisher, 1905


General: Compare with Sagenaster evermanni; difficult to tell them apart without a specimen in hand, but S. evermanni is smaller.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic.

Ocean range (global): Okhotsk Sea, Bering Sea to Southern California.

Published depth range: 91 – 2012 m

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Christopher Mah, Smithsonian Natural History Museum.


Encyclopedia of Life

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World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

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 sacculatum (Fisher, 1905) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2019-08-24.
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