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Taxonomy based on science is necessary for global conservation
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Taxonomy is a scientific discipline that has provided the universal naming and classification system of biodiversity for centuries and continues effectively to accommodate new knowledge. Expand
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A new species of Aeneator Finlay, 1926 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Buccinidae) from northern Chile, with comments on the genus and a key to the Chilean species
Abstract A new species of the genus Aeneator Finlay, 1926 is described from off the coast of Caldera (27°S), northern Chile. Aeneator martae sp. n. has a small, broad, stout, angulated shell withExpand
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Neurotoxin-like compounds from the ichthyotoxic red tide alga Heterosigma akashiwo induce a TTX-like synaptic silencing in mammalian neurons
Abstract Heterosigma akashiwo (Raphidophyceae) is a golden-brown unicellular marine microalgae that has been implicated in massive numbers of fish deaths in natural and cultured populations aroundExpand
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The shallow-water chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) of Caldera, Region of Atacama, northern Chile
The Molluscan species of the northern littoral of Chile have been sparsely studied. This work reviews for the first time the diversity of polyplacophoran molluscs around the port of Caldera, in theExpand
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The Bulimulidae (Mollusca: Pulmonata) from the Región de Atacama, northern Chile
The bulimulid genus Bostryx Troschel, 1847 is the most species-rich genus of land snails found in Chile, with the majority of its species found only in the northern part of the country, usually inExpand
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A new Charopidae from Chile and Argentina, Stephacharopa calderaensis n. gen. and n. sp., with remarks on the taxonomy of the genus Stephadiscus Hylton Scott 1981
Fil: Miquel, Sergio Eduardo. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas. Oficina de Coordinacion Administrativa Parque Centenario. Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales; Argentina
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First record of Lillipathes ritamariae Opresko and Breedy, 2010 (Cnidaria: Antipatharia) from the southeastern Pacific Ocean
The first record of Lillipathes ritamariae Opresko and Breedy, 2010 from the southeastern Pacific is presented based on a collected specimen that became entangled in a demersal longline at aboutExpand
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Chapter 10 The rock coast of South and Central America
Abstract The great variety of climatic conditions, tidal ranges and wave regimes of South and Central America act on a complex geology and tectonic framework. Many of the rock and cliffed coasts ofExpand
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A review of the Hexactinellida (Porifera) of Chile, with the first record of Caulophacus Schulze, 1885 (Lyssacinosida: Rossellidae) from the Southeastern Pacific Ocean.
All records of the 15 hexactinellid sponge species known to occur off Chile are reviewed, including the first record in the Southeastern Pacific of the genus Caulophacus Schulze, 1885, with the newExpand
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New records of deep-sea sea spiders (Chelicerata: Pycnogonida) in the southeastern Pacific
New records of the very large sea spiders Colossendeis colossea, Colossendeis macerrima, and Colossendeis minor are presented based on specimens collected as bycatch from the deep water fisheries ofExpand
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