Peniagone papillata


General: Transparent pink; two very long and two shorter dorsal fused parapodia visible; no sharp 90 degree inflection at "head"; robust feeding tentacles, 8-9 pairs of tube feet along the posterior 2/3 of the body.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.

Additional Information

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


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Hansen, B. (1975). Systematics and biology of the deep-sea holothurians: Part 1 Elasipoda. Scandinavian Science Press, Copenhagen, Denmark. 262 pp.

Citation: Peniagone papillata Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-28.
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