Two new records of Planctosphaera larvae (Hemichordata: Planctosphaeroidea)
- 54 Downloads
Two specimens of the rarely found Planctosphaera larva have been taken in the North Atlantic near Challenger Bank north of the Azores and in the North Equatorial Current, latitude 19°33′ N, longitude 40°01′ W.
KeywordsEquatorial Current North Equatorial Current Bank North
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
- Damas, D. and G. Stiasny: Les larves planctoniques d'enteropneustes (Tornaria et Planctosphaera). Verh. K. vlaam. Acad. Wet. (Kl. wetenschappen) 15, 1–68 (1961).Google Scholar
- Garstang, W.: Spolia Bermudiana. II. The ciliary feeding mechanism of Tornaria. Q. Jl microsc. Sci. 81, 347–365 (1939).Google Scholar
- Hyman, L. G.: The Invertebrata: smaller coelomate groups, Vol. 5, pp 191–193. New York: McGraw-Hill 1959.Google Scholar
- Scheltema, R. S.: Dispersal of larvae by equatorial ocean currents and its importance to the zoogeography of shoal-water tropical species. Nature, Lond. 217, 1159–1162 (1968).Google Scholar
- Scheltema, R. S.: The dispersal of the larvae of shoal-water benthic invertebrate species over long distances by ocean currents. Proc. Fourth European Symposium on Marine Biology. Cambridge University Press (in press).Google Scholar
- Spengel, J.: Planctosphaera pelagica. Scient. Results “Michael sars” N. Atlantic Deep-Sea Exped. 5, 1–27 (1932).Google Scholar
- Van der Horst, C. J.: Planktosphaera and Tornaria. Q. Jl microsc. Sci. 78, 605–613 (1936).Google Scholar
© Springer-Verlag 1970