Strongylocentrotus cf. fragilis

Description

General: Pink; fairly good match to S. fragilis including the shape of the poison-bearing pedicellariae and a couple of other features; has very thin, long, spines compared to S. fragilis.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Richard Mooi, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California.

Taxonomist assessment: May 2012.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Citation: Strongylocentrotus cf. fragilis Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Strongylocentrotus%20cf.%20fragilis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2019-12-13.
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