WoRMS taxon details

Gephyrothuria alcocki Koehler & Vaney, 1905

124559  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124559)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Koehler, R.; Vaney, C. (1905). [Main title] Echinoderma of the Indian Museum. Holothurioidea. An account of the deep-sea Holothurioidea collected by the Royal Indian Marine Survey Ship Investigator. [Subsidiary title] Holothuries recueillies par l'Investigator dans l'Ocean Indien. I. Les Holothuries de mer profonde. vi + 124 + ii. [details]   
Distribution Distribution: Atlantic Ocean, 1,316-3,678 m. (Thandar, 1999).
Ecology: benthic, continental slope, abyssal, detritus...  
Distribution Distribution: Atlantic Ocean, 1,316-3,678 m. (Thandar, 1999).
Ecology: benthic, continental slope, abyssal, detritus feeder, deposit feeder. General distribution: temperate, discontinuous (Gulf of Panama), depth range 1170-3114 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
WoRMS (2018). Gephyrothuria alcocki Koehler & Vaney, 1905. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124559 on 2018-07-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-04-12 15:22:33Z
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original description Koehler, R.; Vaney, C. (1905). [Main title] Echinoderma of the Indian Museum. Holothurioidea. An account of the deep-sea Holothurioidea collected by the Royal Indian Marine Survey Ship Investigator. [Subsidiary title] Holothuries recueillies par l'Investigator dans l'Ocean Indien. I. Les Holothuries de mer profonde. vi + 124 + ii. [details]   

original description  (ofGephyrothuria europeensis Hérouard, 1923) Hérouard, E. (1923). Holothuries provenant des campagnes des yachts Princesse-Alice et Hirondelle ii. (1898-1915). Res. camp. sci. Monaco 66: pp. 1-161. [details]   

original description  (ofHimasthlephora glauca Clark, 1908) Clark, H. L. (1907). The Apodous Holothurians: A monograph of the Synaptidae and Molpadiidae. Including a report on the representatives of these families in the collections of the United States National Museum. Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Inst., Cont. Knowl. 35(No. 1723): (1-231). [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Thandar, A.S. (1999). Deep-sea Holothuroids taken by the R.V. Africana II in 1959, from off the West Coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa, Ann. S. Afr. Mus., Vol. 105(9): 364-409, 16 figs, 2 tables (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofGephyrothuria glauca (Clark, 1908)) Thandar, A.S. (1999). Deep-sea Holothuroids taken by the R.V. Africana II in 1959, from off the West Coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa, Ann. S. Afr. Mus., Vol. 105(9): 364-409, 16 figs, 2 tables (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofGephyrothuria europeensis Hérouard, 1923) Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofGephyrothuria europeensis Hérouard, 1923) O'Loughlin, P.M. (1998). A review of the holothurian family Gephyrothuriidae, in: Mooi, R.; Telford, M. (Ed.) (1998). Echinoderms: San Francisco: Proceedings of the Ninth International Echinoderm Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, 5-9 August, 1996. pp. 493-498 (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofGephyrothuria europeensis Hérouard, 1923) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Gebruk A.V., Smirnov A.V., Rogacheva A.V. (2014). Deep-sea fauna of European seas: An annotated species check-list of benthic invertebrates living deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. Holothuroidea. Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.11. No.1: 156–180 [in English]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Distribution: Atlantic Ocean, 1,316-3,678 m. (Thandar, 1999).
Ecology: benthic, continental slope, abyssal, detritus feeder, deposit feeder. General distribution: temperate, discontinuous (Gulf of Panama), depth range 1170-3114 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark Syntypes (probable) Indian Museum, Calcutta (India) (2 specimens). Type locality: off Sri Lanka (6°52'N 81°11'E) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Alcock's fusiform sea cucumber  [details]
French holothurie d'Alcock  [details]