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The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity
BACKGROUND The question of how many marine species exist is important because it provides a metric for how much we do and do not know about life in the oceans. We have compiled the first register ofExpand
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A new species of Munidopsis (Crustacea: Decapoda: Galatheidae) from deep waters off Taiwan
ABSTRACT A new galatheid crustacean, Munidopsis latiangulata, is described on the basis of a single specimen collected from deep waters off Taiwan. This new species is close to M. orcina McArdle,Expand
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MUNIDOPSIS (DECAPODA: ANOMURA: GALATHEIDAE) FROM THE ABYSSAL DEPTHS OF TAIWAN, WITH DESCRIPTION OF ONE NEW SPECIES
Abstract During deep-sea trawling in Taiwanese waters, four species of galatheids belonging to the genus Munidopsis were collected at two stations deeper than 3000 m. Three species represent newExpand
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HETEROPOLYONYX BIFORMA NEW GENUS AND SPECIES, FROM JAPAN, AND REDESCRIPTION OF POLYONYX UTINOMII (DECAPODA: PORCELLANIDAE)
Abstract Heteropolyonyx, new genus (type species: H. biforma new species), is established on the basis of the presence of transverse ridges on the cervical regions of the carapace and the telsonExpand
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Additional records of hermit crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea) from Taiwan
Abstract Four shallow-water hermit crab species, Clibanarius boschmai Buitendijk, 1937, C. cruentatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1848), Paguritta vittata Komai & Nishi, 1996, and Pagurixus nomurai Komai &Expand
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A new Munidopsis (Crustacea: Decapoda: Galatheidae) associated with gorgonian corals from the deep waters off Taiwan
ABSTRACT Munidopsis sarissa, a new galatheid crustacean associated with gorgonian corals, is described from Taiwan at depths of about 1000 m. This new species is unique in the genus by having anExpand
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