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Benthic shallow-water hydroids (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) of the coast of São Sebastião, Brazil, including a checklist of Brazilian hydroids
The paper presents the results of a general survey of the hydroid fauna of the coastal region of the Sao Sebastiao Channel, Sao Paulo State, Brazil. Intensive collecting in the intertidal andExpand
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Araçá: biodiversidade, impactos e ameaças
Araca Bay (Sao Sebastiao, State of Sao Paulo), within one of Brazil's most beautiful coastlines, has small relict mangrove stands and a very diverse marine ecosystem. As such, the bay is a naturalExpand
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Vertical distribution of benthic marine organisms on rocky coasts of the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago (Brazil)
Qualitative samples of flora and fauna were collected in several points, from the supralittoral fringe down to 30 m, using mainly aqualungs. Species distribution and abundance were determined alongExpand
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Synopsis and annotated checklist of Recent marine Bryozoa from Brazil
We present here a checklist of recent marine bryozoans recorded in the literature from Brazil. The total number of species recorded is 346. The most diverse group is the order Cheilostomata with 271Expand
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Checklist of the Cnidaria Medusozoa of Brazil
Uma lista dos Cnidaria Medusozoa marinhos do Brasil foi composta a partir de registros de ocorrencia disponiveis na literatura. Ate o momento, ha um total de 373 especies registradas para o Brazil:Expand
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Skin lesions in envenoming by cnidarians (Portuguese man-of-war and jellyfish): etiology and severity of accidents on the Brazilian coast.
This work attempts to establish dermatological identification patterns for Brazilian cnidarian species and a probable correlation with envenoming severity. In an observational prospective study, oneExpand
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Cryptic species, life cycles, and the phylogeny of Clytia (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Campanulariidae)
Medusae and polyps of Clytia are abundantly found in coastal marine environments and one species in the genus—Clytia hemisphaerica (Linnaeus, 1767)—has become an important experimental model. Yet,Expand
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Evidence for Polyphyly of the Genus Scrupocellaria (Bryozoa: Candidae) Based on a Phylogenetic Analysis of Morphological Characters
The bryozoan genus Scrupocellaria comprises about 80 species in the family Candidae. We propose a hypothesis for the phylogenetic relationships among species assigned to Scrupocellaria to serve asExpand
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Epizoic Ophiothela brittle stars have invaded the Atlantic
It was thought that ophiuroids of the genus Ophiothela are confined to Pacific waters (Clark 1976). However, animals provisionally identified as Ophiothela mirabilis have founded emergent populationsExpand
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