New species of bone-eating worm Osedax from the abyssal South Atlantic Ocean (Annelida, Siboglinidae)

@article{Fujiwara2019NewSO,
  title={New species of bone-eating worm Osedax from the abyssal South Atlantic Ocean (Annelida, Siboglinidae)},
  author={Y. Fujiwara and Naoto Jimi and Paulo Y. G. Sumida and M. Kawato and Hiroshi Kitazato},
  journal={ZooKeys},
  year={2019},
  pages={53 - 69}
}
Abstract A new species of bone-eating annelid, Osedaxbraziliensissp. n., found in a sunken whale carcass at a depth of 4,204 m at the base of the São Paulo Ridge in the South Atlantic Ocean off the Brazilian coast is described. The organism was retrieved using the human-occupied vehicle Shinkai 6500 during the QUELLE 2013 expedition. This is the 26th species of the genus and the first discovery from the South Atlantic Ocean, representing the deepest record of Osedax worldwide to date. This… Expand

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