Pantachogon haeckeli

Pantachogon haeckeli Maas, 1893

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Overview

Description

Body clear or bright red in color. The surface of the subumbrella strongly iridescent.

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Description

Morphology

The ex-umbrella is covered by 32 meridional ridges. Velum is wide. The edge of the umbrella carries 64 tentacles and 64 statocysts. Gonads extend throughout the entire length of the radial canals.

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Size

Height up to 19 mm.

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Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Found near Spitzbergen, as well as in the Bering Sea and Sea of Okhotsk

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Ecology

Deep water form.

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References

Gaevskaya,(ed.). N. S. (1948).  Opredelitel' Fauny i Flory Severnyh Morey SSSR. Moskva: Sovetskaya Nauka.