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Vrijenhoekia balaenophila Pleijel, Rouse, Ruta, Wiklund & Nygren, 2008

743812  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:743812)

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Pleijel, Fredrik; Rouse, Greg W.; Ruta, Christine; Wiklund, Helena; Nygren, Arne. (2008). <i>Vrijenhoekia balaenophila</i>, a new hesionid polychaete from a whale fall off California. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 152(4): 625-634., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00360.x
page(s): 627 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  SMNH 6305, verbatimGeounit Monterey Canyon,...  
Holotype SMNH 6305, verbatimGeounit Monterey Canyon, off... [details]
Note Monterey Canyon, off California, 36° 36.8′...  
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Type locality Monterey Canyon, off California, 36° 36.8′ N, 122° 26.0′ W (36.6133°, -122.4333°), 2891 m. [details]
Etymology Named for its affinity to whale bones.  
Etymology Named for its affinity to whale bones. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Vrijenhoekia balaenophila Pleijel, Rouse, Ruta, Wiklund & Nygren, 2008. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=743812 on 2021-04-13
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original description Pleijel, Fredrik; Rouse, Greg W.; Ruta, Christine; Wiklund, Helena; Nygren, Arne. (2008). <i>Vrijenhoekia balaenophila</i>, a new hesionid polychaete from a whale fall off California. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 152(4): 625-634., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00360.x
page(s): 627 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Pleijel, Fredrik; Rouse, Greg W.; Ruta, Christine; Wiklund, Helena; Nygren, Arne. (2008). <i>Vrijenhoekia balaenophila</i>, a new hesionid polychaete from a whale fall off California. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 152(4): 625-634., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00360.x [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype SMNH 6305, verbatimGeounit Monterey Canyon, off... [details]
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Diagnosis As for genus: Apomorphies: Three pairs of large glandular lip pads surrounding mouth opening, papilla-shaped neuropodial lobes on segment 3, very long dorsal cirri, and growth pattern with up to about 35 segments whereafter segments increase in size but no new segments are added. [details]

Etymology Named for its affinity to whale bones. [details]

Habitat On sunken whale bones, together with Osedax siboglinids. Known only from the type locality on a grey whale carcass at 2891 m depth in Monterey Canyon off California [details]

Type locality Monterey Canyon, off California, 36° 36.8′ N, 122° 26.0′ W (36.6133°, -122.4333°), 2891 m. [details]