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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusinus bocagei (P. Fischer, 1882) 
AphiaID: 139924

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFasciolariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusininae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusinus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusinus Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusus azoricus Dautzenberg, 1889 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusus bocagei P. Fischer, 1882 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusus bocagei var. ecaudata Locard, 1897 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusus bocagei var. longicaduata Locard, 1897 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusus bocagei var. major Locard, 1897 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusus bocagei var. minor Locard, 1897 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, 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. 180-213 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Subspecies Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFusinus bocagei marcelpini Hadorn & Ryall, 1999
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Biscay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBay of Biscay [details]
Cape Verde
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIbero-Maroccan Gulf [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Type of larval development: planktotrophic, inferred from multispiral protoconch.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Shell up to 30 mm high, elongate fusiform, quite solid. Protoconch of little more than three whorls, distinctly cyrtoconoid, with the two first whorls smooth except for a suprasutural thread, the last one bearing curved, widely spaced axial riblets. Teleoconch of 6-7 whorls. Spire whorls moderately convex, with ca.10 strong, very slightly prosocline axial folds overrun by spiral cords; three major spiral cords throughout teleoconch whorls, forming elongate knobs at intersection with axial folds; smaller cords added from penultimate whorl onwards. Body whorl with rounded periphery and a straight, tapering siphonal canal, also covered with spiral cords. Aperture oval, merging abapically into the quite open siphonal canal. Parietal edge bearing anteriorly a very weak knob, very close to the attachment of the outer lip. Columellar edge smooth, appressed. Outer lip with a thin edge, inside of the aperture with very faint spiral grooves in the deeper visible part. Colour of protoconch very pale brown; teleoconch whitish.
This species resembles Fusinus meteoris Gofas, 2000 which has basically the same pattern of straight and slightly prosocline axial folds, but is distinguished from it by its smaller size, more compact outline and multispiral protoconch. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Eastern Atlantic, from Bay of Biscay to West Africa; Gorringe, Josephine, Ampère, Seine, Great Meteor, Hyères, Irving, Cruiser, Plato and Atlantis seamounts, and the Azores, moderately common in 200-1000 m.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality (from lectotype designated by Bouchet & Warén, 1985) Off the western Iberian Peninsula (43°01'N - 09°37'W, 2018 m or 41°43'N - 09°19'W, 1068 m), cannot be determined with more precision due to mixed labels in collection. [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordistribution between 225 and 3215 m [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Fusinus bocagei (P. Fischer, 1882)Specimen from Hyères seamount, 31°24.4'N, 28°52.3'W, 705 m, 'Seamount 2' DW184 (actual size 23.2 mm)
Fusinus bocagei (P. Fi...
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:139924
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Fusinus bocagei (P. Fischer, 1882). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=139924 on 2014-09-22
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