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New sub-Arctic species of the tropical genus Antropora (Bryozoa: Cheilostomata): a gastropod-pagurid crab associate
Tilbrook, K.J.; Grischenko, A.V. (2004). New sub-Arctic species of the tropical genus Antropora (Bryozoa: Cheilostomata): a gastropod-pagurid crab associate. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 84(5): 1001-1004
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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Keywords
    New species; Antropora Norman, 1903 [WoRMS]; Antropora commandorica Tilbrook & Grischenko, 2004 [WoRMS]; Bryozoa [WoRMS]; Cheilostomatida [WoRMS]; IN, Bering Sea [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Tilbrook, K.J.
  • Grischenko, A.V.

Abstract
    Antropora commandorica sp. nov. is described from the Commander Islands (Bering Sea). This species is unique within the bryozoan genus Antropora in its sub-Arctic distribution; all other known species are distributed in tropical and sub-tropical waters. This species is also most often found as an epibiont of gastropod shells, some with an associated pagurid crab. Whilst this is not unknown in other species of the genus Antropora, A. commandorica appears to use these substrata almost exclusively

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