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Hydrobiologia

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 183–188 | Cite as

Paramoeba: A Common Marine Genus

  • Frederick C. Page
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Abstract

Amoebae of the genus Paramoeba Schaudinn, 1896, have been found in British waters, further attesting to the wide distribution and common occurrence of these unusually interesting marine protozoa. The British strains belong to the species P. pemaquidensis Page, 1970, first described from the Atlantic coast of North America. The Nebenkörper appears to be characteristic of a morphologically and systematically homogeneous group of amoebae.

Keywords

Amoebae Nebenkörper North Sea Paramoeba Sarcodina zoogeography 

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© Dr. W. Junk B.V. Publishers 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick C. Page
    • 1
  1. 1.Culture Centre of Algae and ProtozoaCambridgeEngland

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