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Free Content A New Species of Cephalodiscus (Hemichordata: Pterobranchia), the First Record from the Tropical Western Atlantic

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Abstract:

The first representative of the cephalodiscid pterobranchs from the tropical Western Atlantic, Cephalodiscus (Cephalodiscus) atlanticus, n. sp., is recorded from the vicinity of Cay Sal Bank in the Straits of Florida. The new species is described, illustrated, and compared with two related species from tropical East Indian waters.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1962-01-01

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