Parastenella ramosa

Author: Studer, 1894


Size: 33 cm (h), 16 cm (w).

General: All colonies but one (T833-R56) are uniplanar, the odd specimen being a small, three-dimensionally branching bush. The axis is dark bronze in color, easily seen beneath a single layer of white, translucent coenenchymal scales. Branching is dichotomous and somewhat irregular.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 665 - 1750 m

Ocean range (global): Gulf of Panama, Rodriguez Seamount, Davidson Seamount, Monterey Bay, Axial 1998 South Flow, off British Columbia, Gulf of Alaska.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

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Citation: Parastenella ramosa (Studer, 1894) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-12-05.
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