Psychropotes sp. 1

Description



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Andrey Gebruk and Antonina (Rogacheva) Kremenetskaia, P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Moscow Russia.

Color: Light and dark purple specimens have been observed.

Verified MBARI depth distribution: 2447 - 3981 m

Taxonomist assessment: Possibly P. raripes.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Gebruk, A.V., A. Kremenetskaia, and G.W. Rouse (2020). A group of species “Psychropotes longicauda” (Psychropotidae, Elasipodida, T Holothuroidea) from the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench area (North-West Pacific). Progress in Oceanography, 180: 10222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2019.102222.

Citation: Psychropotes sp. 1 Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Psychropotes%20sp.%201. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-28.
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