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First record of Janicea antiguensis (Chace 1972) from the Cape Verde Islands and in the eastern Atlantic (Decapoda, Caridea, Hippolytidae)
D'Acoz, C.D. (2000). First record of Janicea antiguensis (Chace 1972) from the Cape Verde Islands and in the eastern Atlantic (Decapoda, Caridea, Hippolytidae). Crustaceana 73: 1163-1166. dx.doi.org/10.1163/156854000505155
In: Crustaceana. Brill Academic Publishers: Leiden; Köln; New York; Boston. ISSN 0011-216X, more
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Abstract
    During SCUBA diving investigations in the Cape Verde Islands, Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores) observed several individuals of a shrimp unknown to him. He collected two specimens of this species, which he sent to the present author. It soon appeared that they belong to the genus Janicea Manning & Hart, 1984, and that they also look quite similar to its type and only known species, Janicea antiguensis (Chace, 1972). This shrimp was previously considered to be restricted to the warm parts of the northwestern Atlantic (Chace, 1972; Manning & Hart, 1984). In order to verify the identity of the Cape Verde Janicea, I have compared them with American J. antiguensis kindly provided by Dr. Rafael Lemaitre (Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.). The Janicea material examined by me consists of the following specimens or collections:

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