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First record of Holothuria (Theelothuria) princeps and Thyone pawsoni (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) in the South Atlantic Ocean

  • Luciana Martins (a1), Camilla Souto (a1) and Carla Menegola (a1)

Thyone pawsoni and Holothuria (Theelothuria) princeps are reported from shallow water of the South Atlantic Ocean. A morphological description of these new records with colour figures and scanning electron microscopy images of their ossicles are provided. With these two new records for the Brazilian Coast, the genus Thyone is now represented by two species and Holothuria by six.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: L. Martins, Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Avenida Barão de Jeremoabo s/n, Campus Universitário de Ondina, Salvador-BA, Brazil, 40170-115 email:
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