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Atlas of the barnacles on marine vertebrates in Japanese waters including taxonomic review of superfamily Coronuloidea (Cirripedia: Thoracica)

  • Ryota Hayashi (a1) (a2)

Abstract

Barnacles of the superfamily Coronuloidea are epibiotic on marine vertebrates. In the present study, 13 species in 9 genera of coronulid barnacles were collected in Japan and a distributional map of epibiotic barnacles (Cirripedia: Thoracica: Coronuloidea) in Japanese waters is presented. The hosts including sea turtles, whales and dolphins and 4 species of these barnacles are listed as new records for Japan.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: R. Hayashi, International Coastal Research Center, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 5-1-5, Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba, 277-8564, Japan email: bubobubo32@gmail.com

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Atlas of the barnacles on marine vertebrates in Japanese waters including taxonomic review of superfamily Coronuloidea (Cirripedia: Thoracica)

  • Ryota Hayashi (a1) (a2)

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