WoRMS taxon details

Saccoglossus kowalevskii Agassiz, 1873

137600  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137600)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Agassiz A (1873) The history of Balanoglossus and Tornaria. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 9: 421-436. [details]   
Distribution western slope of Newfoundland, including the southern part of the Strait of Belle Isle but excluding the upper 50m in the...  
Distribution western slope of Newfoundland, including the southern part of the Strait of Belle Isle but excluding the upper 50m in the area southwest of Newfoundland; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Cobscook Bay [details]
Shenkar, N.; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2018). Hemichordata World Database. Saccoglossus kowalevskii Agassiz, 1873. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137600 on 2018-04-21
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-04-18 12:43:45Z
changed
2008-01-04 16:37:03Z
changed
2011-08-31 21:00:22Z
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original description Agassiz A (1873) The history of Balanoglossus and Tornaria. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 9: 421-436. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Hemichordata, 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 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Unknown type USNM 48694, locality Massachusetts (Woods Hole) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64121, locality Massachusetts (Gloucester Harbor) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64131, locality Massachusetts (Woods Hole) [details]
Unknown type USNM 48695, locality Massachusetts (Woods Hole) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64135, locality Massachusetts (Buzzards Bay) [details]
Unknown type 64130, locality Massachusetts (near Woods Hole) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64127, locality Massachusetts (Naushon Island) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64128, locality Massachusetts (Vineyard Sound) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64122, locality Massachusetts (Naushon Island) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64123, locality Massachusetts (Naushon Island) [details]
Unknown type USNM 48697, locality Massachusetts (Woods Hole) [details]
Unknown type USNM 48698, locality Massachusetts (Woods Hole) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64126, locality Massachusetts (Vineyard Sound) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64125, locality Massachusetts (Vineyard Sound) [details]
Unknown type USNM 58876, locality North Carolina (Beaufort) [details]
Unknown type 58883, locality Rhode Island (Newport) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64124, locality Rhode Island (Newport) [details]
Unknown type USNM 48696, locality United States (Noank Harbor, Connecticut) [details]
Unknown type USNM 64129, locality United States (Noank Harbor, Connecticut) [details]
From other sources
Diet mucusciliary feeders, but also swallow a considerable amount of sand and presumably obtain nourishment from detritus ingested at the same time [details]

Distribution western slope of Newfoundland, including the southern part of the Strait of Belle Isle but excluding the upper 50m in the area southwest of Newfoundland; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Cobscook Bay [details]

Habitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Reproduction sexes are separate but may be indistinguishable externally; fertilization is external (dispersed in water) [details]