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Title: First record of Sternaspis thorsoni (Polychaeta: Sternaspidae) from Northern Oman Sea (Chabahar Bay, Iran)
Authors: Loghmani, Mehran
Savari, Ahmad
Doustshenas, Babak
Archangi, Bita
Kabiri, Keyvan
Keywords: Polychaeta- Sternaspidae -Sternaspis thorsoni - Chabahar Bay-Oman Sea
Issue Date: Jan-2016
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: In this study report of Sternaspis thorsoni from Iranian coasts of northern Oman Sea was undertaken. Sternaspid polychaetes are usually found at different depths of marine habitats ranging from soft bottoms of coastal waters to deep-sea areas. Sternaspis thorsoni was identified as a new species by Sendall & Salazar-Vallejo in 2013.. Sternaspis thorsoni was observed between 3m and 5.5m depths of Chabahar bay during March 2014. Previous record refers this species in the Persian Gulf from 3 to 110m depth.
Page(s): 117-122
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.45(01) [January 2016]

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