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New record and range expansion of a rare spatangoid species, Metalia persica (Mortensen, 1940) (Echinoidea, Brissidae) from the Oman Sea
Y. Fatemi *
Young Researchers and Elite Club, Bandar Abbas Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Abbas, Iran P.O. Box: 79159-1311, Tel: (+98)9125245840). , y.fattemi@gmail.com
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This paper presents the first record of Metalia persica, (Mortensen, 1940) from the Gulf of Oman. The new record extends geographical distribution range of this spatangoid species to the eastward. Morphological and ecological notes as well as the distribution range of M. persica are also provided.
Keywords: Echinoderms, Sand dollar, Metalia persica, Chabahar, Iran
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Type of Study: Orginal research papers | Subject: Biology & physiology
Received: 2018/07/30 | Accepted: 2019/01/15 | Published: 2020/09/20
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Fatemi Y. New record and range expansion of a rare spatangoid species, Metalia persica (Mortensen, 1940) (Echinoidea, Brissidae) from the Oman Sea. IJFS. 2020; 19 (5) :2730-2734
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