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Free Content Species of Nereididae from the Capbreton Canyon (Bay of Biscay, northeast Atlantic)

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Five species of Nereididae collected from the Capbreton Canyon, southeastern part of the Bay of Biscay, in deep waters (480–1040 m) are described. Three species are new to the Atlantic: Nicon sinica Wu and Sun, 1979, Ceratocephale cf. pacifica (Hartman, 1960) and C. cf. andaman Hylleberg and Nateewathana, 1988; and one, Ceratocephale loveni Malmgren, 1867 is new record for the Iberian fauna. The distributional range for Eunereis longissima (Johnston, 1840) in the Iberian region is extended.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2000-07-01

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