Author: Versluys, 1906


General: Colonies flabellate, slightly bushy, or irregularly branched.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Known from all ocean basins except the eastern Atlantic.

Published depth range: 567 – 3470 m

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

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.

Citation: Parastenella (Versluys, 1906) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-12-05.
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