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A new species of the family Thyasiridae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from the oxygen minimum zone of the Pakistan margin
Oliver, P.G.; Levin, L.A. (2006). A new species of the family Thyasiridae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from the oxygen minimum zone of the Pakistan margin. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 86(2): 411-416. dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315406013270
In: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Cambridge University Press/Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom: Cambridge. ISSN 0025-3154, more
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  • Oliver, P.G.
  • Levin, L.A.

Abstract
    A new species of Thyasiridae, 'Leptaxinus' indusarium sp. nov. is described from the Indus margin, off Pakistan. The generic affinity is tentative and possible alternatives are discussed. It occurs between 800m and 1000m water depth in a low oxygen environment, where it is relatively abundant. The ecological setting is described and data suggest that this species is not chemosymbiotic.

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