Melanie Mackenzie

Melanie Mackenzie
Museum Victoria · Department of Sciences

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Thirty-seven holothuroid species, including six potentially new, are reported from the eastern Weddell Sea in Antarctica. Information regarding sea cucumbers in this dataset is based on Agassiz Trawl (AGT) samples collected during the British Antarctic Survey cruise JR275 on the RRS James Clark Ross in the austral summer of 2012. Species presence b...
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Habitat heterogeneity is important for maintaining high levels of benthic biodiversity. The Prince Gustav Channel, on the Eastern Antarctic Peninsula, is characterized by an array of habitat types, ranging from flat, mud-dominated sheltered bays to steep and rocky exposed slopes. The channel has undergone dramatic environmental changes in recent de...
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The South Orkney Islands Southern Shelf (SOISS) Marine Protected Area (MPA) was the first MPA to be designated entirely within the high seas and is managed under the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR). To assist with research and monitoring of the MPA, an international expedition ('SO-AntEco') was undertak...
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The South Orkney Islands are a small archipelago located in the Southern Ocean, 375 miles north-east of the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. In 2009, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) established the South Orkney Islands Southern Shelf Marine Protected Area (SOISS MPA), the first MPA located entirely...
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The morphological character of the hydrocladium and gonotheca origin from within the hydrothecal cavity has rarely been applied for generic diagnoses in hydrozoans. Its taxonomic value has been controversial for more than a century. The genus Fraseroscyphus Boero and Bouillon, 1993 (Hydrozoa: Sertulariidae) is a relatively recently debated case and...
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A new genus of holothuroid, Calcamariina O’Loughlin, and five new species of holothuroids, with authors O’Loughlin & Skarbnik-López, from near Heard and McDonald Islands on the Kerguelen Plateau in the Southern Ocean are described: Calcamariina hibberdi, Calcamariina moorea, Echinocucumis ampla, Psolus heardi, Paracaudina championi. The new species...
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The case put by Alexei Smirnov in 2012 is accepted and the order name Synaptida Cuénot is adopted in place of Apodida Brandt. Two new Synaptida species are described for the Weddell Sea in Antarctica with single author O’Loughlin: Sigmodota magdarogera sp. nov. and Taeniogyrus bamberi sp. nov.. A specimen of Sigmodota magnibacula (Massin & Hétérier...
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Information regarding the echinoids in this dataset is based on the Agassiz Trawl (AGT) and epibenthic sledge (EBS) samples collected during the British Antarctic Survey cruise JR275 on the RRS James Clark Ross in the austral summer 2012. A total of 56 (1 at the South Orkneys and 55 in the Eastern Weddell Sea) Agassiz Trawl and 18 (2 at the South O...
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Four new species of Antarctic sea cucumbers are described, three with author O’Loughlin: Crucella susannae, Euthyonidiella huwi, Laevocnus katrinae; and Laevocnus leachmani with authors Davey and O’Loughlin. Pseudocnus Panning is reviewed, and Antarctic species separated into new genus Laevocnus O’Loughlin. We raise the three subspecies of Pseudocn...
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Marine research program JC066 (JC067) in the southwest Indian Ocean on the RRS James Cook in November and December 2011 collected sea cucumbers with an ROV from the Atlantis Bank and Coral Seamount. Three new species are described: Amphigymnas staplesi O’Loughlin sp. nov.; Pannychia taylorae O’Loughlin sp. nov.; Psolus atlantis O’Loughlin sp. nov....
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A new fissiparous asterinid seastar Aquilonastra chantalae sp. nov. is described from Europa Island, one of the Scattered Islands (Les îles Éparses) in the Mozambique Channel. It is compared with the fissiparous asterinid Aquilonastra conan-dae O'Loughlin & Rowe from the Mascarene Islands. A table of distinguishing diagnostic characters is provided...
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Four new species of Psolus Oken from Australia are described: Psolus parantarcticus sp. nov. from Macquarie Island, Psolus salottii sp. nov. from South Australia and Macquarie Island, Psolus steuarti sp. nov. from Victoria, and Psolus springthorpei sp. nov. from Queensland. One new species of Psolidium Ludwig from Australia is described: Psolidium...
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O'Loughlin, P. M., Eichler, J., Altoff, L., Falconer, A., Mackenzie, M., Whitfi eld, E., Rowley, C. 2009. Observations of reproductive strategies for some dendrochirotid holothuroids (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Dendrochirotida). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 66: 215-220. Some recently observed dendrochirotid holothuroid reproductive strategies are...

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