New records of deep-sea sea spiders (Chelicerata: Pycnogonida) in the southeastern Pacific

  title={New records of deep-sea sea spiders (Chelicerata: Pycnogonida) in the southeastern Pacific},
  author={J. F. Araya},
  journal={Marine Biodiversity},
  • J. F. Araya
  • Published 2015
  • Geology
  • Marine Biodiversity
  • New records of the very large sea spiders Colossendeis colossea, Colossendeis macerrima, and Colossendeis minor are presented based on specimens collected as bycatch from the deep water fisheries of the Patagonian toothfish during January–March 2015 off the port of Caldera (27° S), Región de Atacama, northern Chile. The specimens examined represent the deepest bathymetric record for C. colossea in the country, the northernmost record of C. macerrima for Chile, extending its previous record by… CONTINUE READING
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