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Marine Biodiversity in the Caribbean: Regional Estimates and Distribution Patterns
This paper provides an analysis of the distribution patterns of marine biodiversity and summarizes the major activities of the Census of Marine Life program in the Caribbean region. The coastalExpand
Marine Biodiversity in the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts of South America: Knowledge and Gaps
The marine areas of South America (SA) include almost 30,000 km of coastline and encompass three different oceanic domains--the Caribbean, the Pacific, and the Atlantic--ranging in latitude from 12∘NExpand
Caprellids (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidae) from shallow waters of the Caribbean coast of Venezuela
The caprellidean fauna of Venezuela is investigated. Twenty-seven stations in shallow waters of the states Falcon, Carabobo, Aragua, Anzoategui, Sucre and Nueva Esparta were sampled, and theExpand
Regional diversity of amphipoda in the Caribbean Sea.
The order Amphipoda is one of the most diverse within Peracarids, and comprises 6950 described marine species. Amphipod research in the Caribbean Sea began in the late 1800s, but has increasedExpand
Intertidal benthic communities associated with the macroalgae Iridaea cordata and Adenocystis utricularis in King George Island, Antarctica
Antarctic benthos has been a main target in Antarctic research, but very few quantitative studies have been carried out in the littoral zone, which may be seasonally covered by macroalgae. In thisExpand
Marine biodiversity in Venezuela: Status and perspectives
Venezuela se encuentra entre los primeros 10 paises con la mayor biodiversidad en el mundo, tanto en el ambiente terrestre como en el marino. Dada su posicion biogeografica, la flora y fauna marinaExpand
A new species of Caligus (Copepoda, Siphonostomatoida) from the plankton of the Caribbean coast of Venezuela with a key to species
Abstract During a survey of the zooplankton community of Bahía Amuay, Venezuelan Caribbean, specimens of an undescribed species of Caligus Müller were collected. It resembles Caligus xystercusExpand
Latin America Echinoderm Biodiversity and Biogeography: Patterns and Affinities
We investigated the current patterns of diversity by country and by class of echinoderms, and analyzed their biogeographical, depth, and habitat or substratum affinities, using the database of theExpand
New records of Mysida (Crustacea: Peracarida) from shallow waters of the Caribbean coast of Venezuela
Abstract As for other crustacean peracarid taxa (i.e. amphipods, cumaceans, isopods), the mysid fauna of the Caribbean coast of Venezuela remains poorly known. Our study was based on the examinationExpand