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Calanoid Copepods from the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. 2. New Species and New Records from Plankton Samples

Bulletin of Marine Science -Miami- (Impact Factor: 1.33). 05/1970; 20(2):472-546.

ABSTRACT Twenty-eight new species of calanoid copepods and the male of Bathypontia minor (Wolfenden, 1906) are described from specimens found in vertically collected samples of plankton obtained in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Diagnoses or systematic remarks are presented for 16 other species of calanoid copepods. Fifty-eight species of calanoid copepods not previously known from the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico are reported. A key is included for the identification of the species of Spinocalanus.

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