Biological Results of the University of Miami Deep-Sea Expeditions, 123.
Neotanais Persephone, a New Species of Hadal Tanaidacean (Crustacea: Peracarida)
Abstract:Neotanais persephone, a new species of tanaidacean and the first reported from the Puerto Rico Trench, is described and figured. The material represents the greatest depth record for the order from the Atlantic Ocean and for the genus worldwide. The species is placed within the americanus group of species and is most similar to N. hadalis Wolff. Rudimentary oostegites are present on several copulatory males.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 1977
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