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Muricea appressa Verrill, 1864

Collector:
C. H. Turner
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m):
5 - 9
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Richfield Oil Artificial Island, about 10 miles south of Santa Barbara, California, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
16 May 1961
Specimen Count:
10
Notes:
Note with specimen states. "Yellow polyps in life." Tag also identifies specimen as Muricea fruticosa, later identified as Muricea appressa.
Record Last Modified:
14 Jan 2013
Common name:
Octocorals
Taxonomy:
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Gorgonacea Plexauridae Plexaurinae
Published Name:
Muricea appressa Verrill, 1864
USNM Number:
1196319
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Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.

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