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Additional Records of Hawaiian Platyctenea (Ctenophora)

@article{Matthews1964AdditionalRO,
  title={Additional Records of Hawaiian Platyctenea (Ctenophora)},
  author={Donald C. Matthews and Sidney J. Townsley},
  journal={Pacific Science},
  year={1964},
  volume={18},
  pages={349-351}
}
IN A PREVIOUS PAPER (Matthews, 1954 :282) representative samples of all orders of Ctenophora were reported for Hawaii. Of these, the plarycrenids were represented by only two immature specimens of Coeloplana dubosequii collected on the reef of the Hawaii Marine Laboratory on December 31, 1952. This small, pale, yellowish-green plaryctenid has not been collected since, although the alga (Hypnea nidifica) on which it was found has been periodically examined. Also, continuous examination of spines… Expand
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