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Paraonidae (Polychaeta) from the Capbreton Canyon (Bay of Biscay, NE Atlantic) with the description of eight new species
Florencio Aguirrezabalaga and João Gil

Nineteen species of paraonid polychaetes, belonging to five genera, were collected from bathyal depths at the Capbreton Canyon, Bay of Biscay, NE Atlantic. Levinsenia kantauriensis n. sp., Aricidea sardai n. sp., A. bifurcata n. sp., A. mirunekoa n. sp., A. maialenae n. sp., A. nekanae n. sp., Paradoneis bathyilvana n. sp. and P. mikeli n. sp., are new to science; Aricidea (Allia) antennata, Levinsenia flava, Paradoneis drachi and Paraonides myriamae are new records for the Atlantic, and Paradoneis eliasoni to the Iberian coasts.

Keywords: Polychaeta, Paraonidae, new species, Capbreton Canyon, Bay of Biscay
Contents of this volume Sci. Mar. 73(4) : 631-666 Back PDF
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