Vol.15, No.3, July 2016
The first report of Amphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1829) (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) from Chabahar Bay – northern Oman Sea
Description:Chabahar Maritime University, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Department of Marine Biology, Daneshgah Avenue, 99717-56499, Chabahar, Iran. *Corresponding author's email: gilan.attaran@gmail.com
Amphipholis squamata is an important Ophiuroid species belonging to the family Amphiuridae which is widely used in biotechnological and molecular studies. It is a cosmopolitan species and capable to inhabit a wide variety of habitats except the polar regions, from subtidal zone to the depth of 2000 meters (Hendler, 1995).
Author:Attaran-Fariman G.*; Beygmoradi A.
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