Overview

Distribution

semi-cosmopolitan
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Tremoctopus gelatus Thomas, 1977
Catalog Number: USNM 727076
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Collector(s): T. Lovins
Year Collected: 1971
Locality: Boynton Municipal Beach, Stranded, Florida, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Beach Stranded
  • Holotype: Thomas, R. 1977. Bull. Mar. Sci. 27(3): 371-378, figs 10-12.; Thomas, R. 1977. Bull. Mar. Sci. 27(3): 371-378, figs 10-12.
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Paratype for Tremoctopus gelatus Thomas, 1977
Catalog Number: USNM 727077
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1955
Locality: North Pacific Ocean
Vessel: John R. Manning R/V
  • Paratype: Thomas, R. 1977. Bull. Mar. Sci. 27(3): 371-378, figs 10-12.; Thomas, R. 1977. Bull. Mar. Sci. 27(3): 371-378, figs 10-12.
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Ecology

Habitat

Known from seamounts and knolls
  • Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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mesopelagic, rare
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