Free Content A New Species of the Bathypelagic Shrimp Genus Pasiphaea Savigny, 1816 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) from Off Hawaii, Central Pacific

 Download
(PDF 609.5 kb)
 
Download Article:

Abstract:

A new species of bathypelagic shrimp of the family Pasiphaeidae, Pasiphaea dorsolineatus (Caridea), is described on the basis of a single female specimen from off Hawaii, Central Pacific. It is distinguished from the 61 congeners by the following combination of characters: carapace dorsally non-carinate; abdomen without posterodorsal tooth on any somite, second to sixth abdominal somites sharply carinate dorsally; posterior margin of telson very slightly concave; and merus of first pereopod armed with 1 or 2 ventral spines. The new species is the sixth known of the genus, Pasiphaea Savigny, 1816, from the Central Pacific region.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5343/bms.2011.1028

Publication date: January 1, 2012

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
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more