Narella bowersi

Author: Nutting, 1908


General: Long, white, thin. Stems eminate from basal branches. Polyps are very tiny and probably cannot be seen on video, rather it is the calyces that are observable in close-ups.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Hawaiian Islands and Pensacola Seamount; Northeast Pacific seamounts (Endeavour and Vance) off British Columbia and Washington.

Published depth range: 1218 - 2500 m

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

Additional Information


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Cairns, S.D. (2007). Calcaxonian Octocorals (Cnidaria; Anthozoa) from Eastern Pacific Seamounts. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. 58: 511-541.

Cairns, S.D. and F.M. Bayer (2008). A review of the Octocorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) from Hawai'i and adjacent seamounts: the genus Narella Gray, 1870. Pacific Science, 62: 85-115.

Citation: Narella bowersi (Nutting, 1908 ) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-12-05.
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