New records of Phascolosoma turnerae (Sipuncula: Phascolosomatidae) from the Balearic Basin, Mediterranean Sea

  title={New records of Phascolosoma turnerae (Sipuncula: Phascolosomatidae) from the Balearic Basin, Mediterranean Sea},
  author={Jos{\'e} I. Saiz and Joan Enric Cartes and Valeria Mamouridis and Ariadna Mecho and Maria antonietta Pancucci-Papadopoulou},
  journal={Marine Biodiversity Records},
Specimens of the deep-water sipunculan worm Phascolosoma (Phascolosoma) turnerae were recently collected from the western part of the Mediterranean Sea. This species is characterized by hooks showing a peculiar anterior stout and long projection at their base. A key to all the Phascolosoma species found in the Mediterranean Sea is included. 

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