Cirripedia of Madeira

@article{Wirtz2006CirripediaOM,
  title={Cirripedia of Madeira},
  author={P. Wirtz and R. Ara{\'u}jo and A. Southward},
  journal={Helgoland Marine Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={60},
  pages={207-212}
}
We give a list of Cirripedia from Madeira Island and nearby deep water, based on specimens in the collection of the Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) (MMF), records mentioned in the literature, and recent collections. Tesseropora atlantica Newman and Ross, 1976 is recorded from Madeira for the first time. The Megabalanus of Madeira is M. azoricus. There are 20 genera containing 27 species, of which 22 occur in depths less than 200 m. Of these shallow water species, eight are wide… Expand

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