Saxipendium implicatum

Author: Holland, Osborn, Kuhnz, 2012


General: Translucent gold/orange, narrow-lipped, high-dome rounded proboscis. Very long body. Can be found in high density.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Central California: Davidson, Guide and Taney Seamounts.

Published depth range: 1774 - 3156 m

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate, found on lava with sediment ponds and on sedimentary rock outcrops.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Kuhnz L., MBARI; Holland, N., Scripps Insitute of Oceanography; Osborn, K., Smithsonian Natural History Museum.


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Holland, N.D., K.J. Osborn, and L.A. Kuhnz (2012). A new deep-sea species of harrimaniid enteropneust (Hemichordata). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 125: 228-240.

Osborn, K.J., L.A. Kuhnz, I.G. Priede, M. Urata, A.V. Gebruk, and N.D. Holland (2011). Diversification of acorn worms (Hemichordata, Enteropneusta) revealed in the deep sea. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Citation: Saxipendium implicatum (Holland, Osborn, Kuhnz, 2012) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-08-19.
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