Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Benthic Ecology and Biology

Deep-sea Soft Sediment Megafauna 1000 m

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Actinaria_sp1.jpg (141466 bytes)
Actiniidae sp. 1
Family Actiniidae

Anthoptilum.jpg (300720 bytes)
Feather boa sea pen
Anthoptilum grandiflorum

Pennatulacea_sp2_asteronxy.jpg (119539 bytes)
Sea pen and Red brittlestar
Funiculina & Asteronyx longifissus

Antimora_1000.jpg (127900 bytes)
Finescale mora
Antimora microlepis

Eptatretus_1000.jpg (207360 bytes)
Pacific hagfish
Eptatretus stoutii

anoplopoma.jpg (134871 bytes)
Sablefish
Anoplopoma fimbria

Chinonecetes_1000.jpg (139374 bytes)
Grooved Tanner crab
Chionoecetes tanneri

Solaster_endeca_1000.jpg (132555 bytes)
Smooth sunstar
Solaster
borealis

Stomphia_hermit.jpg (130721 bytes)
Anemone and hermit crab

Nudibranch_sp2.jpg (204557 bytes)
Ophiuroid sp. 1 and 
unknown nudibranchia

Physiculus_1000.jpg (205437 bytes)
Hundred fathom mora?
?Physiculus rastrelliger

Coryphaenoides_acrolepis_1000.jpg (122832 bytes)
Pacific grenadier
Coryphaenoides acrolepis

Microstomus_bathybius_1000.jpg (129859 bytes)
Deepsea sole
Embassichthys
bathybius

Microstomus_pacificus_1000.jpg (155836 bytes)
Dover sole
Microstomus pacificus

Sebastolobus_800.jpg (116512 bytes)
Longspine thornyhead
Sebastolobus altivelis

mesomyaria.jpg (146030 bytes)
Isosicyonis sp. 1
(3 anemones on gastropod shell)

Lycencheyls.jpg (121079 bytes)
Snakehead eelpout
Lycenchelys camchatica

Pannychia_moseleyi.jpg (172364 bytes)
Sea cucumber
Pannychia moseleyi

Pennatulacea_A.jpg (163730 bytes)
Sea pen sp. 1
Pennatulacea

Umbellula_800.jpg (130887 bytes)
Droopy sea pen
Umbellula lindahli

Cerianthid_1500.jpg (129407 bytes)
Cerianthidae and Anemone sp. 2

pennatulacea_sp3.jpg (148538 bytes)
Pennatula sp. 3
Pennatulacea

Corallimorph.jpg (133878 bytes)
Corallimorph anemone
Corallimorphus pilatus

Careproctus_melanurus_800.jpg (137524 bytes)
Blacktail snailfish
Careproctus melanurus

gastropod.jpg (153143 bytes)
Gastropod
Neptunea amianta

white_gastro_sp2.jpg (168026 bytes)
Gastropod sp. 2
with Ophiuroid

Pennatula_californica_1000.jpg (128458 bytes)
California sea pen
Pennatula (phosphorea)
californica
 

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Last updated: Apr. 17, 2012