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Free Content American Species of the Deep-sea Shrimp Genus Bythocaris (Crustacea, Decapoda, Hippolytidae)

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The American species of the deep-sea hippolytid shrimp genus Bythocaris are reviewed. Bythocaris nana is redescribed, and three new species—B. floridensis. B. gorei. and B. miserabilis—are described from material collected along the east and southeast coasts of the United States. A key to the known species of Bythocaris is given, and their distribution in American waters is discussed.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1989-07-01

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