Ophiura (Dictenophiura) carnea Lütken, 1858

Rodrigues, Clara F., Paterson, Gordon L. J., Cabrinovic, Andrew & Cunha, Marina R., 2011, Deep-sea ophiuroids (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophiurida) from the Gulf of Cadiz (NE Atlantic), Zootaxa 2754, pp. 1-26 : 19-20

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Ophiura (Dictenophiura) carnea Lütken, 1858


Ophiura (Dictenophiura) carnea Lütken, 1858  

Material examined. Mercator MV, TTR 15, stn AT 569, 1 ind. ( DBUA 001093.01).

Ecology and distribution. Ophiura carnea   is reported from the Mediterranean Sea and in the Atlantic from Norway south to the Cape Verde Islands at depths ranging 40 to 2857 m ( Paterson 1985; Tyler & Fenaux, 1994). In the Gulf of Cadiz it was recorded at a single station located near an active seepage area in the crater of Mercator MV co-occurring with Amphiura chiajei   , Amphiura filiformis   and Amphilepis ingolfiana   .


Zoological Collection of the Biology Department, University of the Azores