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Mah, C.L. (2016). Deep-sea (>1000 m) Goniasteridae (Valvatida; Asteroidea) from the North Pacific, including an overview of Sibogaster, Bathyceramaster n. gen. and three new species. Zootaxa. 4175(2): 101-141.
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Mah, C.L.
2016
Deep-sea (>1000 m) Goniasteridae (Valvatida; Asteroidea) from the North Pacific, including an overview of <i>Sibogaster</i>,<i> Bathyceramaster</i> n. gen. and three new species
Zootaxa
4175(2): 101-141
Publication
Research cruises by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) have resulted in the discovery of three new species of asteroids from the lower bathyal/abyssal regions of the North Pacific. A new genus, Bathyceramaster is described to accommodate “Mediasterelegans Ludwig 1905 and related species. New records and in situ observations are also presented. An identification key and taxonomic account of the deep-sea Goniasteridae known from this region including one new genus and two new species is included. An overview of the genus Sibogaster, including a new widely occurring species, is also included.
North Pacific
Abyssal, Deep-Sea
Benthos
Systematics, Taxonomy
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2016-10-13 17:39:03Z
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Bathyceramaster Mah, 2016 (original description)
Bathyceramaster careyi Mah, 2016 (original description)
Bathyceramaster elegans (Ludwig, 1905) (new combination reference)
Ceramaster pointsurae Mah, 2106 (original description)
Plinthaster ephemeralis Macan, 1938 accepted as Sibogaster digitatus Döderlein, 1924 (source of synonymy)
Sibogaster nieseni Mah, 2016 (original description)
Cascadia Plain for Bathyceramaster careyi Mah, 2016 
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