Parastenella gymnogaster

Author: Cairns, 2007


Size: 28 cm (h)

General: All colonies are strictly uniplanar. The axis is bronze in color. Branching is dichotomous and somewhat irregular.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Juan de Fuca Ridge off Oregon and eastern Pacific seamounts from off Oregon (Vance Seamount) to the Gulf of Alaska south of the eastern Aleutian Islands (Derickson Seamount, Gulf of Alaska).

Published depth range: 1962 – 2773 m

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

Additional Information


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

Citation: Parastenella gymnogaster (Cairns, 2007) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2023-09-24.
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