Swiftia simplex

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General: Long, thin rachis. Single or multiple stems, attached at the base. Color leans to a dull brick red with the polyps always the same color as the coenenchyme (Horvath 2019). This taxonomic group may be in need of taxonomic revision.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

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Citation: Swiftia simplex (unknown) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Swiftia%20simplex. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-12-05.
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