Pleurobrachia bachei A. Agassiz, 1860,

M. P. Oliveira 1,16, S P. Miranda 2, *,, Es W. Mianzan 10,, Ro E. Migotto 11,, Ne B. Nascimento 2,11, Eli Nogueira Júnior 12,, Er Quiñones 13,, Izio Scarabino 14,, Tín Schiariti 10,, Io N. Stampar 15,, Tronolone 2, , Quíria B. & Onio C. Marques 2,11, 2016, Census of Cnidaria (Medusozoa) and Ctenophora from South American marine waters, Zootaxa 4194 (1), pp. 1-256: 214

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http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.4194.1.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4513656

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scientific name

Pleurobrachia bachei A. Agassiz, 1860
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Pleurobrachia bachei A. Agassiz, 1860 

Synonyms in the area: Pleurobrachia pileus  —Palma 1971,1994; Palma & Meruane 1975; Palma & Rosales 1995; Pleurobrachia  sp.—Pagès et al. 2001.

Remarks: the species was recorded off Valparaiso region (33ºS) as Pleurobrachia pileus  by Palma (1971, 1994), Palma & Meruane (1975), and Palma & Rosales (1995). Moreover, the species reported as Pleurobrachia  sp. from off Antofagasta by Pagès et al. (2001) is considered here as the same species.

Distribution in South America: Pacific Ocean, Peru to Chile, from 3°S to 47°S (Palma 1971, 1994; Palma & Meruane 1975; Palma & Rosales 1995; Pagès et al. 2001; Palma & Apablaza 2004; Pavez et al. 2006, 2010; and specimens collected in this study).

Habitat: epipelagic species, very abundant in coastal waters (Palma & Rosales 1995; Palma & Apablaza 2004).