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New recorded species of Magelonidae and Maldanidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from El-Tina Bay, Mediterranean coast of Egypt
Abd-Elnaby, F.A. (2008). New recorded species of Magelonidae and Maldanidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from El-Tina Bay, Mediterranean coast of Egypt. Egypt. J. Aquat. Biol. Fish. 12(4): 119-141
In: Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries. Egyptian Society for the Development of Fisheries Resources and Human Health: Cairo. ISSN 1110-6131, more
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Keywords
    Annelida [WoRMS]; Magelonidae Cunningham & Ramage, 1888 [WoRMS]; Maldanidae Malmgren, 1867 [WoRMS]; Polychaeta [WoRMS]; Marine
Author keywords
    Annelida, Polychaeta, Maldanidae, Magelonidae, Mediterranean Sea

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  • Abd-Elnaby, F.A.

Abstract
    Sediment samples were collected from the eastern north coast of the Egyptian Mediterranean Sea, from El-Tina Bay, north Sinai, 31º 33´ 30? N, 32º 45´ 22? E, using Van Veen grab sampler, during June 2008. Twelve polychaete species were reported; eleven of them are new records for the first time in the Egyptian water. They affiliated to two families; Magelonidae and Maldanidae, including eight genera; Magelona, Praxillella, Micromaldane, Axiothella, Clymenura, Lumbriclymene, Johnstonia and Euclymene, and one species (Euclymene lumbircoides), that was recorded before by Fauvel (1937) in Alexandria.. A full description is provided for each with more details of the arrangement of setae as well as geographic distribution of the recorded species were discussed.

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  • Syllidae, Magelonidae and Maldanidae from the Northwestern Coast of Egypt, more

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