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First record of Pisione guanche (Polychaeta: Pisionidae) at the Azores archipelago

  • Juan Moreira (a1), Puri Veiga (a2) and Marcos Rubal (a2)


Benthic investigations at the Azores archipelago revealed the presence of two species of the polychaete genus Pisione, namely P. remota and P. guanche. The identification of the latter was confirmed after comparison with the type series and is herein reported for the first time from the Azores. Specimens of P. guanche are described and additional morphological observations are presented.


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Correspondence should be addressed to: J. Moreira, Estación de Bioloxía Mariña da Graña, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Casa do Hórreo, Rúa da Ribeira 1, E-15590, A Graña, Ferrol, Spain email:


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First record of Pisione guanche (Polychaeta: Pisionidae) at the Azores archipelago

  • Juan Moreira (a1), Puri Veiga (a2) and Marcos Rubal (a2)


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