First record of <i>Adeonellopsis subsulcata</i> (Smitt, 1873) (Bryozoa: Gymnolaemata) in Cuba

  • Armando Sosa-Yañez Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
  • Leslie Hernández-Fernández Centro de Investigaciones de Ecosistemas Costeros, Cuba
  • Yunier Olivera Centro de Investigaciones de Ecosistemas Costeros, Cuba
Keywords: First record, Bryozoa, Adeonidae, Adeonellopsis subsulcata, Cuba


Adeonellopsis subsulcata (Smitt, 1873) (Bryozoa: Gymnolaemata) was first reported in Cuba on the marine terraces of the “Desembarco del Granma” National Park at the southeastern Cuban coast. Samples were collected using SCUBA gear at 12 m (19º 49’ 48’’ N, 77º 39’ 11’’ W) and 14 m deep (19º 50’ 04’’ N, 77º 42’ 34’’ W). Reference material has been included in the zoological collections of the Cuban Center for Coastal Ecosystems Research (Centro de Investigaciones de Ecosistemas Costeros-CIEC).


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Armando Sosa-Yañez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología (ICML) Posgrado en Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Laboratorio de Sistemática y Ecología de Equinodermos, ICML, UNAM. Circuito Universitario

Leslie Hernández-Fernández, Centro de Investigaciones de Ecosistemas Costeros
Laboratorio de Sistemática y Ecología de Equinodermos, ICML, UNAM. Circuito Universitario s/n, Deleg. Coyoacán, México, D.F., CP. 04510.
Yunier Olivera, Centro de Investigaciones de Ecosistemas Costeros

Centro de Investigaciones de Ecosistemas Costeros (CIEC), Cayo Coco, Ciego de Ávila, Cuba


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Sosa-Yañez, A., Hernández-Fernández, L., & Olivera, Y. (2014). First record of <i>Adeonellopsis subsulcata</i&gt; (Smitt, 1873) (Bryozoa: Gymnolaemata) in Cuba. Journal of Marine and Coastal Sciences, 6, 29-36.
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