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Deep-sea Copepoda (Siphonostomatoida) from hydrothermal sites on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 23° and 37°N

@article{Humes1996DeepseaC,
  title={Deep-sea Copepoda (Siphonostomatoida) from hydrothermal sites on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 23° and 37°N},
  author={A. G. Humes},
  journal={Bulletin of Marine Science},
  year={1996},
  volume={58},
  pages={609-653}
}
  • A. G. Humes
  • Published 1996
  • Biology
  • Bulletin of Marine Science
Eleven species of Dirivultidae (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida) have been found at deep-sea vent areas on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at the Snake Pit site, 23°23'N, 44°56'W depth 3,500 m, and near the Azores at the Lucky Strike site, 37°N, 32°W, depth 1,620 m. Rimipontius mediospinifer new genus, new species, is characterized by the formula 0-0; I for the endopod of leg 4 and by the presence of five setae on each caudal ramus. Aphotopontius atlanteus new species is distinguished by the length of the… Expand
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