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AuthorGiraldes, Bruno Welter
Available date2019-05-08T06:31:04Z
Publication Date2019-03-30
Publication NameJournal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversityen_US
Identifierhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.japb.2019.03.012
CitationGiraldes BW, The first record of the Indo-Pacific benthic ctenophore Coeloplana (Benthoplana) meteoris (Ctenophora: Coeloplanidae) in the Arabian-Persian Gulf, Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.japb.2019.03.012
ISSN2287-884X
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10576/11524
AbstractThis report presents the first occurrence of the Indo-Pacific benthic ctenophore Coeloplana (Benthoplana) meteoris (Thiel, 1968) in the western part of the Arabian-Persian Gulf, extending its range to 2000km, a record that illustrates a cyclic event observed in the Marine Arabic Province. The seasonal biodiversity influx of invertebrates from the Indian Ocean that establish themselves for a short period of time in the west of the Gulf before the extreme high temperatures takes place in the summer.
SponsorThis publication was made possible by the internal Project Award within the Environmental Science Centre at Qatar University entitled “Qatar’s Marine Bio-Bank” that aimed to identify and save a marine collection, the marine biodiversity of the Qatar Marine Zone
Languageen
PublisherElsevier
SubjectNew occurrence
SubjectBiogeographic barrier
SubjectGeographic distribution
TitleThe first record of the Indo-Pacific benthic ctenophore Coeloplana (Benthoplana) meteoris (Ctenophora: Coeloplanidae) in the ArabianPersian Gulf
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