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  1. Content type: Marine Record

    Galapagos fur seals, Arctocephalus galapagoensis, inhabit the Galapagos Archipelago. The species is considered to be non-migratory, remaining in the Galapagos year-round. On 9 June 2016, a live fur seal stranded ...

    Authors: Ester Quintana-Rizzo, Lucia Garcia, Rudy José López, Susana Tobar-Hurtado and Airam López-Roulet

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:24

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  2. Content type: Marine Record

    The Pacific coastline along the southern Izu Peninsula, Japan, is strongly influenced by warm tropical waters of the Kuroshio Current. A new easternmost record of the near-threatened sesarmid crab Clistocoeloma v...

    Authors: Takeshi Yuhara, Hiroyuki Yokooka and Masanori Taru

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:19

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  3. Content type: Marine Record

    The cetacean fauna of the poorly-studied waters off eastern Africa is still being described. Information on the cetacean species occurring in specific range states is important for understanding their geograph...

    Authors: Gary A. Allport, Christopher Curtis, Tiago Pampulim Simões and Maria J. Rodrigues

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:17

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  4. Content type: Research

    Marine turtles play an important role in the culture and economy of numerous coastal communities around the world. However, the legal framework that regulates the consumptive use of these reptiles varies among...

    Authors: H. Barrios-Garrido, N. Espinoza-Rodríguez, D. Rojas-Cañizales, J. Palmar, N. Wildermann, M. G. Montiel-Villalobos and M. Hamann

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:15

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  5. Content type: Marine Record

    An updated checklist of medusae and ctenophores is presented for the first time for the area comprised by the Bahía Blanca Estuary, the adjacent shelf El Rincón and Monte Hermoso beach, o...

    Authors: M. Sofía Dutto, Gabriel N. Genzano, Agustín Schiariti, Julieta Lecanda, Mónica S. Hoffmeyer and Paula D. Pratolongo

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:14

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  6. Content type: Marine Record

    The sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Archipelago (46°53’S, 37°52’E), consisting of Marion and Prince Edward islands, is situated in the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean, approximately 2 600 km away from the clos...

    Authors: Tegan Carpenter-Kling, John Dickens and Pierre A. Pistorius

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:13

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  7. Content type: Marine Record

    The caprellid fauna from different localities along the Mexican Pacific coast: Sinaloa (3), Nayarit (15), Jalisco (9) and Colima (1) are presented herein.

    Authors: Lucy Coral Alarcón-Ortega, Amílcar Leví Cupul-Magaña, Alma Paola Rodríguez-Troncoso and Fabio Germán Cupul-Magaña

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:9

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  8. Content type: Marine Record

    The French angelfish Pomacanthus paru (Pomacanthidae) is recognised as an important cleaner in tropical reef environments, yet its clients remain relatively undescribed in the literature. Here, we report observat...

    Authors: Cláudio L. S. Sampaio, Miguel Loiola, Liliana P. Colman, Diego V. Medeiros, Juan Pablo Quimbayo, Ricardo J. Miranda, José Amorim Reis-Filho and José de Anchieta C. C. Nunes

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:8

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  9. Content type: Marine Record

    This study reports for the first time the presence of the Lusitanian ampeliscid amphipod Ampelisca lusitanica Bellan-Santini & Marques, 1986 in the northwestern Atlantic coast of Morocco.

    Authors: Z. Belattmania, A. Chaouti, M. Machado, A. Engelen, E. A. Serrão, A. Reani and B. Sabour

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:7

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  10. Content type: Marine Record

    The study describes the range extension of the sea horse Hippocampus fuscus from the south to north east coastal waters of the India, Bay of Bengal. After 99 years since initial discovery, the Hippocampus fusc...

    Authors: Debasish Mahapatro, R. K. Mishra and S. Panda

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:6

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  11. Content type: Marine Record

    Nephroselmis is composed by unicellular nanoplanktonic organisms, occurring predominantly in marine environments. Currently, 14 species are taxonomically accepted. Nephroselmis viridis wa...

    Authors: Karoline Magalhães Ferreira Lubiana, Sônia Maria Flores Gianesella, Flávia Marisa Prado Saldanha-Corrêa and Mariana Cabral Oliveira

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:5

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  12. Content type: Research

    DNA barcoding is an effective method of accurately identifying morphologically similar oyster species. However, for some of Japan’s Ostrea species there are no molecular data in the international DNA databases.

    Authors: Masami Hamaguchi, Miyuki Manabe, Naoto Kajihara, Hiromori Shimabukuro, Yuji Yamada and Eijiro Nishi

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:4

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