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LanguageEnglish
ISO 639-3eng
NoteThis is an Indo-Pacific to East Pacific species that has recently (reported since 2000) invaded the West Atlantic, possibly by shipping.
SourceHendler, G., Migotto, A.E., Ventura, S.R.R. & Wilk, L. 2012. Epizoic Ophiothela brittle stars have invaded the Atlantic. Coral Reefs 31: 1005. available online at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00338-012-0936-6
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2013-04-18 07:38:27Z  created  Stöhr, Sabine