Terebratella sanguineais commonly referred to as Red brachiopod,Lamp Shell. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully.
The brachiopods are commonly known as Lamp shells.Lamp shells has a dorsal and ventral shell.Their feeding organ are the ciliated lophophores.
Terebratella (Magasella) sanguinea is a New Zealand brachiopod. This species can be found at high densities on vertical wall of the New Zealand Fiords.This species usually lives at depths greater than 18 m.