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Samyn, Y. & Vanden Berghe, E. 2000. Annotated Checklist of the Echinoderms from the Kiunga Marine National Reserve, Kenya. Part I. Echinoidea & Holothuroidea. Journal of East African National History, 89/1-2, 1-34.
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10.2982/0012-8317(2000)89[1:acotef]2.0.co;2 [view]
Samyn, Y.; Berghe, E. V.
2000
Annotated Checklist of the Echinoderms From the Kiunga Marine National Reserve, Kenya. Part I: Echinoidea and Holothuroidea
Journal of East African Natural History
89(1), 1-36
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The echinoderm fauna of the Kiunga Marine National Reserve, Kenya, is documented, based on the results of a field trip, and additional information from the literature. In this first paper, the Holothuroidea and Echinoidea are discussed. A total of 91 specimens representing eight orders, 13 families, 19 genera and 37 species were collected. Five other species were not collected but were identified in the field. Six additional species are reported from literature only and are not discussed. Diagnostic characters of every species recorded are given, as well as an assessment of their abundance in the Kiunga Marine Reserve. Clypeaster rarispinus, Phyllacanthus imperialis, Microcyphus rousseaui (Echinoidea), Holothuria (Cystipus) rigida, Holothuria (Platyperona) difficilis, Labidodemas pertinax, Stichopus chloronotus and Stichopus cf. monotuberculatus (Holothuroidea) are new records for Kenya. Holothuria (Theelothuria) turriscelsa is a new record for the Indian Ocean. This study stresses the importance of the Kiunga Marine National Reserve as a sanctuary in the conservation of the marine invertebrate fauna.
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Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga echinites (Jaeger, 1833) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga mauritiana (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga miliaris (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocucumis africana (Semper, 1867) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropyga radiata (Leske, 1778) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBohadschia atra Massin, Rasolofonirina, Conand & Samyn, 1999 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBohadschia marmorata Jaeger, 1833 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBohadschia subrubra (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster rarispinus de Meijere, 1903 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadema savignyi (Audouin, 1809) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadema setosum (Leske, 1778) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus bisperforatus Leske, 1778 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra mathaei (Blainville, 1825) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinostrephus molaris (Blainville, 1825) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinothrix calamaris (Pallas, 1774) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinothrix diadema (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus mammillatus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Cystipus) rigida (Selenka, 1867) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Fistularia) hilla Lesson, 1830 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Halodeima) atra Jaeger, 1833 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Lessonothuria) pardalis Selenka, 1867 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Mertensiothuria) leucospilota (Brandt, 1835) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) scabra Jaeger, 1833 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Platyperona) difficilis Semper, 1868 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Platyperona) strigosa Selenka, 1867 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Selenkothuria) erinacea Semper, 1868 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Semperothuria) cinerascens (Brandt, 1835) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Stauropora) fuscocinerea Jaeger, 1833 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Theelothuria) turriscelsa Cherbonnier, 1980 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Thymiosycia) arenicola Semper, 1868 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Thymiosycia) impatiens (Forssk√•l, 1775) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabidodemas pertinax (Ludwig, 1875) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabidodemas rugosum (Ludwig, 1875) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaganum depressum L. Agassiz, 1841 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocyphus rousseaui L. Agassiz in L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllacanthus imperialis (Lamarck, 1816) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycheira fusca (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichopus chloronotus Brandt, 1835 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichopus herrmanni Semper, 1868 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichopus monotuberculatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomopneustes variolaris (Lamarck, 1816) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynapta maculata (Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToxopneustes pileolus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenia macrospiculata Gohar, 1940