General: White to light grey, with pinkish-brown pedal disc (when visible), tentacles slightly thickened aborally at base and arrayed in 3 cycles.
Size: Oral disc diameter 34 – 48 mm.
Ocean range (global): Appears endemic to the NW Pacific, but only verified from Station M at this time.
Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Eash-Loucks, W.E. and D.G. Fautin (2012). Taxonomy and distribution of sea anemones (Cnidaria: Actiniaria and Corallimorpharia) from deep water of the northeastern Pacific. Zootaxa, 3375: 1-80.
Citation: Sicyonis careyi (Eash-Loucks & Fauntin, 2012) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Sicyonis%20careyi. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-06-14.