Caryophyllia squiresi Cairns, 1982

Schejter, L., Genzano, G., Pérez, C. D., Acuña, F., Cordeiro, R. T. S., Silva, R. A., Garese, A. & Bremec, C. S., 2020, Checklist of Benthic Cnidaria in the SW Atlantic Ocean (54 ºS- 56 ºS), Zootaxa 4878 (2), pp. 201-239 : 217

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Caryophyllia squiresi Cairns, 1982


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Material examined: BBB 2016: St. 13; St. 18; St. 21; St. 25. PD BB 2017: St. 13; St. 14; St. 31; St. 34 (MACN-In: 41677, 41678, 41679, 41680, 41681, 41682, 41683, 41684, 41685).

Distribution: Off Tierra del Fuego and Malvinas (Falkland) Islands at 406–659 m, recent records extended its range slightly north (42ºS) and expand its bathymetric range ( Cairns & Polonio 2013).

Remarks: Some individuals were settled on Balanophyllia malouinensis . This species was recorded at MPA Namuncurá II (see Schejter & Bremec 2019).


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