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Stimpson, W. (1853). Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Manan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. 6: 1-66, pls 1-3.
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Stimpson, W.
1853
Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Manan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick.
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge
6: 1-66, pls 1-3.
Publication
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NeMys doc_id: 2939


Introduction. "The Island of Grand Manan, the natural history of which this paper is intended to illustrate, is perhaps but little known, geographically, to many who may be readers of this account. It may not be out of place, therefore, to make some remarks on its position. It is more properly an archipelago than an island. The smaller members of the group lie to the east of the largest, which is twenty miles in length, with a general trend north-east and south-west, having an average breadth of nine or ten miles. It lies at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, about ten miles from the western shore at Campo-bello and Eastport, and thirty from the Nova Scotia shore. It is surrounded on all sides by deep water (a hundred fathoms or more), as might be judged from the character of the shores, which are rocky and precipitous, especially on the western side, where cliffs of a basaltic structure rise perpendicularly to a height of several hundred feet. On the south-eastern side, where there are numerous islands, the shores are low and shelving, composed of Mica-slate having a dip of about 70°. The passages between these islands, worn out by the tides which rush with great velocity through them, are generally very shallow, while a short distance seaward the water becomes as deep as on the western side. The following paper is intended as a compend of observations made on the marine fauna of this region, during three months' residence in the summer of 1852; and also as a catalogue, which it is hoped will prove nearly complete, of the marine invertebrates found on its shores and in the adjacent waters.
America, North
Cod: Cape May to Cape Sable, Nova Scotia, incl. Bay of Fundy.
Western Atlantic warm temperate to boreal
Atlantic, North West (= warm + cold temporate (boreal))
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Acaulis Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Acaulis primarius Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Brada Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Brada granosa Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Brada sublaevis Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Caudina Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Cuspidaria pellucida (Stimpson, 1853) (original description)
Gnathia cerina (Stimpson, 1853) accepted as Caecognathia cerina (Stimpson, 1853) (original description)
Janira alta (Stimpson, 1853) (original description)
Monoculodes Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Pholoe tecta Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Politolana concharum (Stimpson, 1853) (original description)
Politolana polita (Stimpson, 1853) (original description)
Sabella zonalis Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Sertularia latiuscula Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Sternaspis fossor Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Vermilia serrula Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Chitinopoma serrula (Stimpson, 1853) (original description)
Unknown type, geounit Bay of Fundy, identified as Achelia spinosa (Stimpson, 1853)
 Etymology

Not stated. Cryptonota is from Greek and is assumed to mean concealed back. Assumed intended as feminine, as the ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. Assumed named 'citrina' for the "beautiful lemon-yellow color" of the specimen [details]

 Taxonomic remark

incertae sedis- according to Morales-Núñez, Heard, & Alfaro, 2013 "cannot be referred to any of the existing ... [details]

 Type species

Stimpson (1854) named two new species for his new genus Brada, B. granosa and B. sublaevis. Hartman (1959: 413), as ... [details]

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