First record of the sea anemone Bunodosoma californicum (Cnidaria: Actiniaria) on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica

We report the first record of the sea anemone Bunodosoma californicum on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, extending its southern distribution. Four specimens were collected from an artificial breakwater in Mata de Limón, Puntarenas. We present images of the live specimens and analyses of their cnida...

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Main Authors: Quesada, Andrés J., Acuña, Fabián H., Cortés Núñez, Jorge
Format: artículo científico
Language: Inglés
Published: 2018
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Online Access: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/marine-biodiversity-records/article/first-record-of-the-sea-anemone-bunodosoma-californicum-cnidaria-actiniaria-on-the-pacific-coast-of-costa-rica/FB62563E207A615AD189082694CE6528
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/75285
Summary: We report the first record of the sea anemone Bunodosoma californicum on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, extending its southern distribution. Four specimens were collected from an artificial breakwater in Mata de Limón, Puntarenas. We present images of the live specimens and analyses of their cnidae composition.