Copepoda siphonostomatoida associated with West Indian hermatypic corals 1: Associates of scleractinia: Faviinae
The great majority of the Copepoda associated with hermatypic corals in the Indo-Pacific belong to the Lichomolgoidea and Xariffiidae. In the West Indies the associates belong almost entirely to the Asterocheridae and Corallovexiidae. Four genera of the scleractinian subfamily Faviinae occur in Curaçao. Species of each coral genus carry a specific copepod associate of the family Asterocheridae: four new species in four genera, of which two are new.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1987-05-01
More about this publication?
- The Bulletin of Marine Science is dedicated to the dissemination of high quality research from the world's oceans. All aspects of marine science are treated by the Bulletin of Marine Science, including papers in marine biology, biological oceanography, fisheries, marine affairs, applied marine physics, marine geology and geophysics, marine and atmospheric chemistry, and meteorology and physical oceanography.
- Editorial Board
- Information for Authors
- Subscribe to this Title
- Terms & Conditions
- Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites