E-Fauna Photo Gallery

Psolus squamatus  (White Armoured Sea Cucumber)

Photo of Psolus squamatus by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2063)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Chthatham Straits, SE Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat On Evermann's giant barnacles, 400 meters
Photo Date Upload Date October 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2063
Notes This extremely common species may carpet deepwater rocks below 200 meters or so. The specimens I obtained were from giant barnacles (Balanus evermanni) snagged by deepsea fishing gear.

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