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Systematics, Ecology, and Distribution of the Mollusks of Los Roques, Venezuela

Author: Work, Robert C.

Source: Bulletin of Marine Science, Volume 19, Number 3, September 1969 , pp. 614-711(98)

Publisher: University of Miami - Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

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One hundred and twenty-five species of mollusks of the Los Roques Archipelago are treated. The habitat and associated fauna of each molluscan assemblage are discussed. An attempt is made to establish accurate geographic ranges for each species. Notes concerning the feeding habits of ten species of gastropods are included, and the egg capsules of three species are illustrated.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: September 1, 1969

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