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.
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.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Citation: Parastenella ramosa (Studer, 1894) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Parastenella%20ramosa. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-12-05.