Colonisation and speciation on seamounts, evidence from Draconematidae (Nematoda) of the Great Meteor Seamount

@article{Gad2009ColonisationAS,
  title={Colonisation and speciation on seamounts, evidence from Draconematidae (Nematoda) of the Great Meteor Seamount},
  author={Gunnar Gad},
  journal={Marine Biodiversity},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={57-69}
}
  • G. Gad
  • Published 2009
  • Geology
  • Marine Biodiversity
The coarse calcareous sediments covering the plateau of the Great Meteor Seamount harbour 15 species of Draconematidae. Representatives of three genera are reported for the first time from the Atlantic region. The majority of Draconematidae from the plateau belong to four interstitial Dracograllus species. Three new species of the genus Prochaetosoma seem to form an endemic group on the plateau. Together with different morphotypes of a Dracograllus species, these species indicate an isolation… Expand

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