A study on octopodids from the eastern Weddell Sea, Antarctica

  title={A study on octopodids from the eastern Weddell Sea, Antarctica},
  author={Louise A. Allcock and Uwe Piatkowski and Paul G K Rodhouse and John P. Thorpe},
  journal={Polar Biology},
A comprehensive study of octopodids in the Weddell Sea was conducted during cruise ANT XIII/3 of RV "Polarstern". The study yielded eight species of incirrate octopodids, three of which were undescribed. There appeared to be no differences in octopodid species assemblage in the two sampling areas (Kapp Norvegia and south of Drescher Inlet), supporting the theory that there is a single macrobenthic assemblage on the eastern shelf of the Weddell Sea. Six of the octopodid species belonged to the… CONTINUE READING

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