Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • Marine Biodiversity Records, Volume 5
  • September 2012, e98

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)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1755267212000796
  • Published online: 27 September 2012
Abstract

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.

Copyright
Corresponding author
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: lribeiromartins@yahoo.com.br
Linked references
Hide All

This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.

A.C.Z. Amaral and S. Jablonski (2005) Conservation of marine and coastal biodiversity in Brazil. Conservation Biology 19, 625631.

M. Borges and A.C.Z. Amaral (2007) Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata): quatro novas ocorrências para o Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 24, 855864.

C.A.O. Freire and P.A. Grohmann (1989) Leptosynapta brasiliensis: a new species of synaptid holothurian (Echinodermata) from a sandy beach in southeastern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 6, 719723.

A.I. Gondim , P. Lacouth , C. Alonso and C.L.C. Manso (2008) Echinodermata da Praia do Cabo Branco, João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brasil. Biota Neotropica 8, 151159.

M.L.F. Lima , M.D. Correia , H.H. Sovierzoski and C.L.C. Manso (2011) New records of Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) from shallow waters off Maceió, State of Alagoas, Brazil. Marine Biodiversity Records 4, e97, 110. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S175526721100090X.

L.R. Tommasi (1972) Equinodermes da região entre o Amapá (Brasil) e a Flórida (E.U.A.). II. Echinozoa. Boletim Instituto Oceanográfico da Universidade de São Paulo 21, 1567.

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Marine Biodiversity Records
  • ISSN: -
  • EISSN: 1755-2672
  • URL: /core/journals/marine-biodiversity-records
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Keywords: