Psolus squamatus

Author: (O.F. Müller, 1776) Lütken, 1857


General: Body rarely seen; 10 white tentacles.

Size: to 13 cm

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Bering Sea to Cape Horn, South America.

Habitat description: Benthic, attached to rocks or buried entirely except for the feeding tentacles.

Published depth range: 37 - 1067 m

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Lambert, P. (1997). Sea Cucumbers of British Columbia, Southeast Alaska and Puget Sound. UBC Press, Vancouver, Canada. 166 pp.

Citation: Psolus squamatus ((O.F. Müller, 1776) Lütken, 1857) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-11-30.
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