Pycnogonids from southern spain: Fauna 1 project

Tomas Munilla

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One hundred and twelve Pycnogonids belonging to 18 species are recorded from waters of 12–490 m depth on both sides of the Straits of Gibraltar. Twenty-three specimens are Mediterranean (8 species) and 89 are Atlantic (14 species). Hannonia stocki and Ammothella gibraltarensis are new species. Pentapycnon geayi is new to European waters and Pycnogonum nodulosum, Ammothella biunguiculata and Callipallene spectrum are new from southern Spanish waters. A total of 38 species has now been reported for southern Spain. © 1993, Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)543-553
JournalJournal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1993


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