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Ascidies (Polyclinidae, Pseudodistomidae et Polycitoridae) de l'ouest de l'océan Indien

Françoise MONNIOT & Claude MONNIOT

fr Zoosystema 28 (1) - Pages 113-156

Published on 31 March 2006

Ascidians (Polyclinidae, Pseudodistomidae and Polycitoridae) from the western Indian Ocean

Sampling from different localities in the western Indian Ocean (Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius, and the Maldives) updates the ascidian list with new species and other poorly known species, or previously recorded only from the Pacific Ocean. Of the 27 species described, 16 are new, nine belong to the Polyclinidae, one to the Pseudodistomidae, and six to the Polycitoridae.

Keywords :

Ascidiacea, Polyclinidae, Pseudodistomidae, Polycitoridae, west Indian Ocean, new species.

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