Spionidae and Opheliidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the western coast of Baja California, Mexico
Abstract:Fourteen species of spionid polychaetes are reported from the continental slope of the western coast of Baja California Peninsula. Paraprionospio pinnata, Prionospio (Minuspio) cirrifera, P. (M.) delta, P.(Prionospio) steenstrupi, Scotelepis squamata, Spio pacifica, and Spiophanes missionensis are reported for first time from Baja California Sur; P. (Aquilaspio) aucklandica and P. (P.) queenslandica are new records for American waters. A new species of the opheliid genus Travisia is described.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 1998
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