Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 46, Issue 1, pp 1–2 | Cite as

Rediscovery of Gastropteron chacmol (Gastropoda: Gastropteridae) on the Brazilian coast

  • Carlo M. CunhaEmail author
  • Alvaro E. Migotto


Petri Dish Living Animal Single Specimen Living Specimen Caribbean Region 
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We thank Lucas Cervera (Cadiz, Spain) for encouraging us to publish this note and Bárbara L.V. Romera (São Paulo, Brazil) for the helpful comments. This work was partially supported by a grant from CAPES Foundation, proc. #8739/13-7, to CMC.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academy of Natural SciencesPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Capes FoundationMinistry of Education of BrazilBrasíliaBrazil
  3. 3.Centro de Biologia MarinhaUniversidade de São PauloSão SebastiãoBrazil

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