In members of this genus the radioles generally have some pinnules enlarged to form macrosylodes and have the dorsal collar margins separated by a wide gap. Thoracic interramal eye-spots are present. Body up to about 1 cm long.
Brianchiomma sp. is very common in shallow waters where algal turfs form on reef, however the genus has never been reviewed systematically in Australia and the identity of our local species is uncertain.
Port Phillip Bay and other similar coastal habitat, inshore and continental shelf.
Plankton or particles
Native to Australia
sp. MoV 3639
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed