Ophiactis savignyi ( Müller & Troschel, 1842 ),

Fatemi, Yaser & Stöhr, Sabine, 2019, Annotated species list of Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) from the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, with new records, Zootaxa 4711 (1), pp. 77-106: 94-95

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4711.1.3

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Ophiactis savignyi ( Müller & Troschel, 1842 )
status

 

Ophiactis savignyi ( Müller & Troschel, 1842) 

Ophiolepis savignyi Müller & Troschel, 1842: 95  .

Ophiactis savignyi — Clark & Rowe 1971: 103–104  .

Material examined: Gulf of Oman, Iran, Tis, intertidal, endozoic in sponges, hand collected, January 2019, collector Yaser Fatemi, 20 spms [SMNH-178938].

Habitat: Shells and gravel, sand, clay, coral reef, 2–71 m ( Mortensen 1940; Clark & Bowen 1949; Price 1981, 1983; present study) ( Fig. 2DView FIGURE 2).

Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman: Kharg Island (1), Bushehr (2), Tis (16), Tarut Bay (25), Stiffe’s bank (28), Bahrain (ibid.).

Indian Ocean: Western Indian Ocean and Red Sea ( Clark & Rowe 1971), Chagos Isl. ( Clark & Taylor 1971), South Africa ( Clark & Courtman-Stock 1976; Olbers et al. 2019), Gulf of Mannar ( James 1988), Scattered Isl. ( Conand et al. 2013, 2016), Mascarene Isl. ( Boissin et al. 2016).

Remarks: This is the first record of Ophiactis savignyi  from the Gulf of Oman.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Echinodermata

Class

Ophiuroidea

Order

Ophiurida

Family

Ophiactidae

Genus

Ophiactis

Loc

Ophiactis savignyi ( Müller & Troschel, 1842 )

Fatemi, Yaser & Stöhr, Sabine 2019
2019
Loc

Ophiolepis savignyi Müller & Troschel, 1842: 95

Muller, J. H. & Troschel, F. H. 1842: 95
1842