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Checklist of cnidarians from Pakistani waters
Morandini, A.C.; Gul, S.; Häussermann, V.; Pörschmann, U. (2015). Checklist of cnidarians from Pakistani waters. Check List: the journal of biodiversity data 11(2): e19207. https://hdl.handle.net/10.15560/11.2.1609
In: Check List: the journal of biodiversity data. Pensoft Publishers: Sofia. ISSN 1809-127X, more
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  • Morandini, A.C.
  • Gul, S.
  • Häussermann, V.
  • Pörschmann, U.

Abstract
    We present a species list of the marine cnidarians recorded from the Pakistani waters, north­ern Arabian Sea. It comprises a total of 119 species distributed in 41 families, 14 orders and 4 classes. With 44 species, the order Scleractinia (class Anthozoa) is the best-represented cnidarian taxon. Cnidarians from Pakistan are a poorly studied group which is mentioned in few occasional papers; no new species have been described from the region. The present paper will provide baseline information for future studies in Pakistan.

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