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By Kenneth L. Gosner

ISBN-10: 061800209X

ISBN-13: 9780618002092

Greater than 1,000 illustrations, prepared in keeping with visible similarities, express plant and animal species of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras. This advisor contains info on the way to find each one species by means of geographic diversity, tidal diversity, tidal point, season, topography, and weather.

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Interest to Fisheries : Potential. The species is not rare and some of the hauls reported contain several specimens. With proper gear and a better knowledge of its habits and habitat, it may perhaps be possible to fish it commercially. Literature : Holthuis, 1974:787, figs 16C,D, 17. Fig. 79 Nephropsis stewarti Wood-Mason, 1872 Fig. 80 NEPH Nephps 3 Nephropsis stewarti Wood-Mason, 1872, Proceedings Asiatic Society Benqal, 1872: 151. Specific name placed on the Official List of Specific names in Zoology in Opinion 559 (published in 1959).

56 N. aculeata Fig. 55 carapace (dorsal view) 34 2b. Rostrum with two pairs of lateral teeth (Fig. 57a). Anterior margin of second abdominal somite with or without spines 2 pairs of lateral teeth 8a. Pleura of second abdominal somite without any spine on the anterior margin (Fig. 57b). A strong post supraorbital spine present on carapace. Gastric tubercle situated slightly behind the post-supraorbital spines (Fig. 57a). A median carina on the second to sixth abdominal somites. Exopod or uropod with a diaeresis (Fig.

Type : Type locality:“Fish Hawk” Station 873, off Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA, 40º02’N 70º57’W, depth 182 m, bottom soft sticky mud. Lectotype (no. 20923) and 3 paralectotypes in USNM. abdomen (lateral view) (after Holthuis, 1974) dorsal view Fig. 63 click for next page 37 click for previous page Geographical Distribution : Western Atlantic from off Massachusetts and Bermuda to French Guiana and Suriname, including the entire Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea (Fig. 64). Habitat and Biology : Deep sea between 137 and 824 m, mostly between 200 and 600 m.

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