Haliclystus borealis Uchida, 1933
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Family:  Haliclystidae ()
Max. size:  0.8 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Diagnosis:  Calyx quadro-pyramidal, evenly narrowing aborally, up to 0.8 cm wide, somewhat higher than wide; peduncle less than one-third as long as height of calyx; arms short, perradial notches slightly wider than the interradial; 20 to 30 tentacles on each arm; marginal anchors with a short stalk and a sound cushion-like disk a longitudinal central furrow, without a pigment fleck; gonads broad, lancet shaped, extending to ends of arms, interradially connected along their proximal halves, with about 50 follicles in 3 to 4 rows in their widest portions; subumbrella smooth. Four white interradial stripes from anchors to base of calyx.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 11.12.05
Modified by: Abucay, Luisa - 12.05.21

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