Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Benthic Ecology and Biology

Deep-sea Soft Sediment Megafauna 800 m

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Lycencheyls.jpg (121079 bytes)
Snakehead eelpout
Lycenchelys 
sp.

Cataetyx.jpg (154386 bytes)
Brotula
Bothrocara brunneum

Alepocephalus_tenebrosus.jpg (130633 bytes)
Slickhead
Alepocephalus tenebrosus

Gastropod_chiono.jpg (139407 bytes)
Gastropod and 
Grooved Tanner crab
Chionoecetes tanneri

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

Anemone_radiolaria.jpg (146609 bytes)
Anemone (Family Actiniidae) and "radiolarian fluff"

Careproctus_melanurus_800.jpg (137524 bytes)
Blacktail snailfish
Careproctus melanurus

Careproctus_sp.jpg (131662 bytes)
Snailfish
Careproctus sp.

Epatretus_deani_800.jpg (147677 bytes)
Pacific hagfish
Eptatretus stoutii

Physiculus.jpg (131081 bytes)
Mora
Physiculus rastrelliger

Antimora.jpg (141806 bytes)
Finescale Mora
Antimora microlepis

Sebastolobus_800.jpg (116512 bytes)
Longspine thornyhead
Sebastolobus altvelis

Pannychia.jpg (118706 bytes)
Sea cucumber
Pannychia moseleyi

Chorilia.jpg (203382 bytes)
Longhorn decorator crab & Anemones
Chorilia longipes

Halipteris_californicus.jpg (146156 bytes)
Sea whip
Funiculina sp.


Catshark.jpg (124589 bytes)
File-tail cat shark
 Parmaturus xaniurus

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Last updated: Sep. 28, 2011