Lucernaria sainthilarei (Radicorzew)
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Family:  Lucernariidae ()
Max. size:  8.5 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic: Barents Sea.
Diagnosis:  Calyx up to 8.5 cm wide and 9 cm high; peduncle about half as long as height of calyx; perradial notches between arms about twice as wide and deep as the interradial; each arm with 150 to 200 tentacles; gonads very broad, with numerous (about 300) separate, sac-like pouches; body transparent with pink gonads and violet tentacles.
Biology:  Species recorded below a 200 meter depth (Ref. 116634).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 11.12.05
Modified by: Dar, Christine - 28.05.08

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