First record of living Acesta (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from an Antarctic seamount

@article{Piazza2015FirstRO,
  title={First record of living Acesta (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from an Antarctic seamount},
  author={Paola Piazza and M. C. Alvaro and D. Bowden and M. R. Clark and N. Conci and C. Ghiglione and S. Schiaparelli},
  journal={Marine Biodiversity},
  year={2015},
  volume={46},
  pages={529-530}
}
The genus Acesta H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858 (Fam. Limidae) comprises species mainly occurring in the deep sea on hard substrates or canyon walls (Johnson et al. 2013), where hydrodynamic conditions enhance the supply of suspended food. During a survey of Scott and Admiralty seamounts as part of the New Zealand IPY-CAML expedition in 2008, a number of new records and new species were documented (e.g., Bowden et al. 2011). Here we report on the finding of a single living specimen of Acesta sp… Expand
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