Apocuma brasiliense Jones, 1973, Jones, 1973

Roccatagliata, Daniel, Alberico, Natalia A. & Heard, Richard W., 2012, Apocuma (Cumacea: Bodotriidae): two new species from the West-Atlantic and a significant extension of the known distribution of this genus in the Atlantic Ocean, Zootaxa 3436, pp. 24-40: 36

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.282099

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5688785

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0383815B-FF85-BB0C-24E4-05E4FD6CFC6A

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Plazi

scientific name

Apocuma brasiliense Jones, 1973
status

 

Apocuma brasiliense Jones, 1973  

Material examined. Museu Nacional / Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro ( UFRJ). Oceanprof I # 44: 22 ° 11.443 ’S, 39 ° 54.767 ’W, 754 m, 10 Dec 2002: 1 specimen ( UFRJ 21271). Oceanprof II # 44: 22 ° 11.443 ’S, 39 ° 54.767 ’W, 749 m, 0 1 Jul 2003: 1 specimen ( UFRJ 21275).

Originally described from off the coast of Recife, at 587–805 m, it is now recorded from a station off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, within this depth range. Further records of this species are from off the coasts of Surinam (523–2076 m) and Argentina (1679 m) (see below).