Saccocalyx pedunculatus

Alternate names: Saccocalyx pedunculata

Author: Schulze, 1896

Description

General: Cup-like body with large rounded digitate processes most of which are directed vertically downwards.



Geographic Information

Published depth range: 1130 – 3835 m

Ocean range (global): Cosmopolitan.

Habitat description: Benthic.



Additional Information

Relative size: about 50 mm x 50 mm



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Schulze, F.E. (1896). Hexactinelliden des indischen Oceanes, II Theil: Die Hexasterophora. In: Abhandlungen der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften,Berlin, Germany, 1-92.

Citation: Saccocalyx pedunculatus (Schulze, 1896) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Saccocalyx%20pedunculatus. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2019-07-23.
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