Oloughlinius sp. 2

Alternate names: Meseres sp. 2



General: Brown, sediment and debris-covered; selectively camouflages itself with pteropod shells (Clio sp.).

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, observed near sedimented-basaltic lava.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: David Pawson, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.


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Pawson, D.L., M.S. Nizinski, C.L. Ames, and D.J. Pawson (2015). Deep-sea echinoids and holothurians ( Echinodermata ) near cold seeps and coral communities in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Bulletin of Marine Science, 91: 167-204. https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2014.1064

Citation: Oloughlinius sp. 2 () Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Oloughlinius%20sp.%202. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-12-05.
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