Sipunculidea | Sipunculiformes
Cutler, E.B. 1994. (Ref. 1840)
Size / Weight / Age
Demersal; depth range 2500 - 4300 m (Ref. 1840)
Climate / Range
Subtropical; 20°N - 34°N (Ref. 1840)
South Pacific and the Atlantic Ocean: Brazil.
Body wall: transparent up to 11 cm long. Longitudinal muscle bands: 28-34; flat and thin. Brain: rounded, single lobed and no elongate processes. Nephridia: attached partially, short with an irregular rough surface. Glans region: distinct undivided bundles of longitudinal muscle bands but continues circular muscle bands.
Found at depths 2500-4300 m in cold, deep water from South Pacific and eastern Atlantic and off Brazil (Ref. 1840).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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