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  1. New records of the cubozoan jellyfish Tamoya haplonema in Uruguayan waters are reported together with historical records for the region, and associated with the oceanographic conditions at the moment of the findi...

    Authors: Valentina Leoni, Silvana González, Leonardo Ortega, Fabrizio Scarabino, Gabriela Failla Siquier, Alicia Dutra, Luis Rubio, Martin Abreu, Wilson Serra, Ana Gabriella Alonzo Campi, Sergio N. Stampar and André C. Morandini

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:92

    Content type: Marine Record

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  2. This study reports on bryozoan species collected at three offshore gas platforms in the Dutch part of the North Sea. Four out of thirteen observed species are considered as rare in the Netherlands, whereas Cribri...

    Authors: Esther D. Beukhof, Joop W. P. Coolen, Babeth E. van der Weide, Joël Cuperus, Hans de Blauwe and Jerry Lust

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:91

    Content type: Marine Record

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  3. The occurrence of Hydrolagus cf. trolli is reported for the first time from the central and eastern North Pacific Ocean. This is a geographic range extension for this species, as it was previously only known to o...

    Authors: Amber N. Reichert, Lonny Lundsten and David A. Ebert

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:90

    Content type: Marine Record

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  4. A visual survey of cetaceans was carried out during a voyage from Singapore to Sri Lanka, through the Straits of Malacca, Andaman Sea and across the Bay of Bengal in the northern Indian Ocean in November/Decem...

    Authors: Anoukchika D. Ilangakoon and Abigail K. Alling

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:88

    Content type: Marine Record

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  5. Bull sharks are a cosmopolitan shark species frequently found in shallow shelf ocean waters and, occasionally, in several tropical river systems around the world. Due to bull shark’s capability to enter riveri...

    Authors: Leonardo Manir Feitosa, Ana Paula Barbosa Martins and Jorge Luiz Silva Nunes

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:87

    Content type: Marine Record

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  6. The red algal species Griffithsia capitata (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta), native to the Canary Islands and Madeira, is reported for the first time from San Andres Island, International Biosphere Reserve Seaflower, Car...

    Authors: M. Natalia Rincón-Díaz, Brigitte Gavio, Michael J. Wynne and Adriana Santos-Martínez

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:86

    Content type: Marine Record

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  7. The coloured righteye flounder, Poecilopsetta colorata Günther, 1880 was previously known from the eastern Indian Ocean to the South China Sea and Indonesia. Here, a new record from the western Indian Ocean is re...

    Authors: Wei-Jen Chen, Jhen-Nien Chen, Eve-Julie Pernet and Karine Olu

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:83

    Content type: Marine Record

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  8. A total of four reef fish species: Amblyeleotris japonica, Halichoeres hartzfeldii, Canthigaster papua and a Parapriacanthus species, are reported for the first time in Hong Kong.

    Authors: Allen W. L. To and Stanley K. H. Shea

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:82

    Content type: Marine Record

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  9. The introduction of alien species in a system affecting native species due to competition for food and space. The purse oyster Isognomon bicolor (Bivalvia, Pteriidae), a potential exotic invader, presents gaps in...

    Authors: Vanessa Ochi Agostini and Carla Penna Ozorio

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:84

    Content type: Marine Record

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  10. Most of the 29 Siganidae species are widely distributed through the Indo-Pacific area. In New Caledonia, these family was represented by 12 species. The present report is the first record of Siganus randalli in N...

    Authors: Thibaud Moleana, Luc Della Patrona, Tarik Meziane and Yves Letourneur

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:81

    Content type: Marine Record

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  11. The critically endangered Kemp’s ridley turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) has a reduced distribution range concentrated in the Gulf of Mexico and only a few pelagic stage juveniles occasionally strand on European coas...

    Authors: Pablo Covelo, Lidia Nicolau and Alfredo López

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:80

    Content type: Marine Record

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  12. Larvaceans in the genus Bathochordaeus are large, often abundant filter feeders found throughout much of the world ocean. The first described species, Bathochordaeus charon, was reported over 100 years ago by Chu...

    Authors: R. E. Sherlock, K. R. Walz and B. H. Robison

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:79

    Content type: Marine Record

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  13. The brackish calanoid, Eurytemora americana Williams, 1906, is reported in the northern part of Korea. It is found to be an important copepod in the mesozooplankton community structure from the estuarine and shal...

    Authors: Seong Yong Moon, Jung-Hwa Choi, Jung-Nyun Kim, Sun-Kil Kim and Balu Alagar Venmathi Maran

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:76

    Content type: Marine Record

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  14. Coccolithophores are one of the major components of marine phytoplankton and also one of the most prominent members of haptophyte algae. Studies of the extant coccolithophores started more than half a century ...

    Authors: F. Hoe Chang and Lisa Northcote

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:75

    Content type: Research

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  15. The dwarf monocle breams of Genus Parascolopsis are bottom living small fishes generally seen in the outer shelf and continental slope waters and are represented worldwide by 12 species. Morphometric measurements...

    Authors: Rekha J. Nair, Dinesh Kumar and Somy Kuriakose

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:74

    Content type: Marine Record

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  16. Malformations of the Round stingray Urobatis hallerii, Cooper 1863 captured off the southwestern coast of Baja California Sur, México are reported in this study.

    Authors: M. R. Ochoa-Díaz, J. Rodriguez-Romero, J. López-Martínez and M. C. Maldonado-García

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:70

    Content type: Marine Record

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  17. Penaeid shrimps are widely distributed in the tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world. These family is represented with 13 species (about six genera) in the Iranian coast (Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman). ...

    Authors: Mohsen Safaie, Mohammad Momeni and Ashkan Azhdahakoshpour

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:69

    Content type: Research

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  18. Angelsharks (Genus Squatina) are distributed in the southern Southwest Atlantic Ocean between southeastern Brazil and central Patagonia. The endangered hidden angelshark Squatina occulta is reported in the litera...

    Authors: María Lourdes Estalles, Gustavo E. Chiaramonte, Vicente V. Faria, Diego C. Luzzatto and Juan M. Díaz de Astarloa

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:58

    Content type: Marine Record

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  19. The Cape Verde archipelago consists of 10 volcanic islands in the eastern Atlantic Ocean located 570 km off the coast of Western Africa. While the shallow benthic communities have been studied in some detail n...

    Authors: Joel C. Creed, Aschwin H. Engelen, Emanuel C. D´Oliveira, Salomão Bandeira and Ester A. Serrão

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:57

    Content type: Marine Record

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  20. Few records of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) have been made in Brazilian oceanic waters. This article reports the first record of bottom contact behaviour by humpback whales in Brazilian waters and add...

    Authors: Flavia C. Frizzera Pinheiro, Hudson T. Pinheiro, Salvatore Siciliano and Robson G. Santos

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:64

    Content type: Marine Record

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  21. Pomacanthids and Pomacentrids are mainly distributed in tropical and subtropical regions, and inhabit shallow rocky and coral reefs. Due to their colorful patterns and unusual body shapes, they have been widel...

    Authors: Arturo Hernández-Velasco, Francisco J. Fernández-Rivera-Melo, Sara M. Melo-Merino and Juan Carlos Villaseñor-Derbez

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:49

    Content type: Marine Record

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  22. The reef-building vermetid Petaloconchus varians is a dominant species on the intertidal zone of rocky shores at Ilha Grande Bay (Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil).

    Authors: André Breves, Fernando Coreixas Moraes, Alexandre Dias Pimenta and Andrea Oliveira Ribeiro Junqueira

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:65

    Content type: Marine Record

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  23. Identification of limpets is often hampered by highly variable within-species shell morphologies and colour patterns. Since pre-Linnean times this has produced complex taxonomies with confusing nomenclatorial ...

    Authors: Endre Willassen, Akanbi Bamikole Williams and Trond Roger Oskars

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:60

    Content type: Marine Record

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  24. The Antarctic minke whale, Balaenoptera bonaerensis, is a Southern Hemisphere species of balaenopterid whale generally found south of 60°S in austral summer. In the Atlantic Ocean, they migrate north during austr...

    Authors: Patricia E. Rosel, Lynsey A. Wilcox, Carolina Monteiro and Mandy C. Tumlin

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:63

    Content type: Marine Record

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  25. In the Mediterranean sea, about 150 species of invasive macroalgae are recorded until now these alien species have produced serious effect due to their capability to modify the physical and chemical property o...

    Authors: Mariagrazia Picciotto, Clara Bertuccio, Salvatore Giacobbe and Nunziacarla Spanò

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:73

    Content type: Marine Record

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  26. A new record for Elacatinus figaro, an endangered Brazilian species, is documented for Pedra do Sal, Piauí coast. We present new data about its distribution, discussing on the limits of the Brazilian Province and...

    Authors: Daniel Fernando Almeida, Gabriel Soares Araujo, Marcelo R. Britto and Cláudio Luis Santos Sampaio

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:59

    Content type: Marine Record

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  27. The present report is the first record of the Pyramodon lindas (Markle and Olney, Bull Mar Sci 47: 269-410, 1990) from India waters. A specimen of Pyramodon lindas measuring 483 mm total length was obtained from ...

    Authors: K. K. Joshi, K. Kannan, P. U. Zacharia, J. A. Johnson and Gimy George

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:45

    Content type: Marine Record

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  28. The alien cup-coral Tubastraea spp. has been increasingly reported in the Southwestern Atlantic since the 1980s. More recently it was observed on the East coast of Brazil, the area with the highest biodiversity i...

    Authors: Ricardo J. Miranda, Yuri Costa, Fernanda L. Lorders, José de Anchieta C. C. Nunes and Francisco Barros

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:35

    Content type: Marine Record

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  29. Zameus squamulosus is a somniosid shark with a patchy world-wide distribution that has been reported throughout the Atlantic, Indian, western, north, central and south-eastern Pacific Oceans. In the Northern G...

    Authors: Eduardo Villalobos, Armando Martínez, Christian Lambarri and Héctor Espinosa

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:61

    Content type: Marine Record

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  30. The Bocas del Toro Archipelago is located off the Caribbean coast of Panama. Until now, only 19 species of heterobranch sea slugs have been formally reported from this area; this number constitutes a fraction ...

    Authors: Jessica A. Goodheart, Ryan A. Ellingson, Xochitl G. Vital, Hilton C. Galvão Filho, Jennifer B. McCarthy, Sabrina M. Medrano, Vishal J. Bhave, Kimberly García-Méndez, Lina M. Jiménez, Gina López, Craig A. Hoover, Jaymes D. Awbrey, Jessika M. De Jesus, William Gowacki, Patrick J. Krug and Ángel Valdés

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:56

    Content type: Marine Record

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  31. Hundreds of thousands of cetaceans die each year due to commercial fishing catches, which is the main threat to global populations of these animals. Mortality by fishing gets disastrous proportions mainly in d...

    Authors: M. L. V. Barbosa-Filho, E. M. Costa-Neto and D. Danilewicz

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:42

    Content type: Marine Record

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  32. This report confirms the presence of Pelia mutica in Brazil, extending its range by approximately 4000 km south to the southwestern Atlantic Ocean from its most southerly recorded distribution. The presence of th...

    Authors: Bruno Welter Giraldes, David Smyth and Mark Chatting

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:54

    Content type: Marine Record

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  33. The introduction of NIS to estuaries and coastal embayment is of great concern. Commercial ships’ ballast water discharge and the northwards progression of species due to the ongoing climate change arise as th...

    Authors: A. Albaina, I. Uriarte, M. Aguirre, D. Abad, A. Iriarte, F. Villate and A. Estonba

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:51

    Content type: Marine Record

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  34. Humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae are cosmopolitan and highly migratory animals that rarely feed in low latitude waters during their breeding seasons. The western South Atlantic humpback whale population bre...

    Authors: Guilherme Augusto Bortolotto, Cristiane Kiyomi Miyaji Kolesnikovas, Andrea Santarosa Freire and Paulo César Simões-Lopes

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:29

    Content type: Marine Record

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  35. Results are presented from the first systematic visual and acoustic line-transect survey for harbour porpoises in the Thracian Sea, northern Aegean Sea. During the vessel survey, undertaken in summer 2013, por...

    Authors: A-C Cucknell, A. Frantzis, O. Boisseau, M. Romagosa, C. Ryan, A. M. Tonay, P. Alexiadou, A. A. Öztürk and A. Moscrop

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:72

    Content type: Research

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  36. Arabian Sea considered as one of the richest region of oceanic cephalopods. On conflicting information related to species diversity is still scare.

    Authors: K. K. Sajikumar, V. Venkatesan, R. Jeyabaskaran, Abbas Muhammed and K. S. Mohamed

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:53

    Content type: Marine Record

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:77

  37. Biancolina Della Valle (Monograpie 20:1893) are minute amphipods that bore tunnels into algal tissue. Their global distribution and diversity are poorly known due to their small size a...

    Authors: Lauren E. Hughes and Alistair G. B. Poore

    Citation: Marine Biodiversity Records 2016 9:32

    Content type: Marine Record

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