New record and range extension of the primnoid octocoral Verticillata castellviae in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Authors

  • Laura Schejter Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Pesquero (INIDEP), Paseo Victoria Ocampo N° 1, Escollera Norte, B7602HSA - Mar del Plata, Argentina - Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Argentina
  • Cecilia Mauna Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Pesquero (INIDEP), Paseo Victoria Ocampo N° 1, Escollera Norte, B7602HSA - Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Carlos D. Pérez Grupo de Pesquisa em Antozoários-GPA, Centro Acadêmico da Vitória, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Rua Alto do Reservatório s/n, Bela Vista, Vitória de Santo Antão-PE, Brazil

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47193/mafis.3422021010608

Keywords:

New distributional record, Primnoidae, bycatch species, cold-water corals

Abstract

In this study we report the presence of the soft coral Verticillata castellviae at 947 m deep, off Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, which constitutes the northernmost record for this species. The specimen was collected as a bycatch species with a troncopyramidal trap during an experimental cruise devoted to the study of the red crab Chaceon notialis and the Patagonian lobsterette Thymops birsteini.

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Author Biographies

Laura Schejter, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Pesquero (INIDEP), Paseo Victoria Ocampo N° 1, Escollera Norte, B7602HSA - Mar del Plata, Argentina - Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Argentina

Cecilia Mauna, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Pesquero (INIDEP), Paseo Victoria Ocampo N° 1, Escollera Norte, B7602HSA - Mar del Plata, Argentina

Carlos D. Pérez, Grupo de Pesquisa em Antozoários-GPA, Centro Acadêmico da Vitória, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Rua Alto do Reservatório s/n, Bela Vista, Vitória de Santo Antão-PE, Brazil

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2021-07-01

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Schejter L, Mauna C, Pérez CD. New record and range extension of the primnoid octocoral Verticillata castellviae in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean. Mar Fish Sci [Internet]. 2021Jul.1 [cited 2021Oct.21];34(2):275-81. Available from: https://ojs.inidep.edu.ar/index.php/mafis/article/view/184