Peniagone sp. A

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Description

General: Confirmed new species: orange-pink and somewhat opaque; turgid; posterior feet allow body to stand above the seafloor; robust feeding tentacles; tips more darkly colored than body; two short dorsal fused parapopia are visible on the sharp, nearly 90 degree inflection at the "head".



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, demersal.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Andrey Gebruk and Antonia Rogacheva, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Russia.

Taxonomist assessment: May 2013.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Citation: Peniagone sp. A () Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Peniagone%20sp.%20A. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2019-05-21.
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