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Polyclinidae (Ascidiacea: Aplousobranchia) from the Gulf of Mexico, collected during the “Hourglass” cruises (1965–1967)

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Marinhas Tropicais – LABOMAR – Universidade Federal do Ceará, Avenida da Abolição, 3207 – Meireles – Fortaleza – CE. CEP: 60165-081. Laboratório de Biologia Recifal – Instituto Oceanográfico – Universidade de São Paulo, Praça do Oceanográfico 191 – Cidade Universitária – São Paulo – SP. CEP: 05508-120.
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Marinhas Tropicais – LABOMAR – Universidade Federal do Ceará, Avenida da Abolição, 3207 – Meireles – Fortaleza – CE. CEP: 60165-081. Laboratório de Biologia Recifal – Instituto Oceanográfico – Universidade de São Paulo, Praça do Oceanográfico 191 – Cidade Universitária – São Paulo – SP. CEP: 05508-120.
Ascidiacea Tunicata taxonomy Aplidium hourglassum Polyclinum campi

Abstract

This paper presents the ascidians from the Family Polyclinidae collected in the Gulf of Mexico during the Hourglass Cruises between August 1965 and November 1967. The analysis of the collected material revealed the presence of eight polyclinid ascidians from three different genera, with two new species and two new records for the Gulf of Mexico.

 

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