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pasiphaea tardaPasiphaea tarda
(Crimson pasiphaeid)

Scientific name: Pasiphaea tarda (Krøyer, 1845)
Popular names: Crimson pasiphaeid
Danish name: Glasreje

Family: Pasiphaeidae

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 250 - 2400 metres (Mesopelagic)
Max. size: ~ 70 mm

Description


Distinguished from e.g. Sergia robusta in having a short downwards pointing rostrum.


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