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Verrill, Addison Emery. (1874). Explorations of Casco Bay by the U.S. Fish Commission in 1873. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 22: 340-395, 6 plates.
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Verrill, Addison Emery
1874
Explorations of Casco Bay by the U.S. Fish Commission in 1873.
Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
22: 340-395, 6 plates
Publication
World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb). The article date is 1874, not 1873. Also available open access at Hathi https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uc1.b4248438?urlappend=%3Bseq=598
from the introduction: "[…] This year [1873], the party, which has been quite large, located at Peak's Island. This island is situated at the entrance of Portland Harbor, and about four miles from the city. This has proved to be a very favorable locality, on account of its central position, allowing us to dredge in all parts of Casco Bay and the connected bays and fiords, and to visit any of the numerous islands for which Casco. Bay is so famous, without too great loss of time ; and to take advantage of favorable weather for longer trips to the deeper waters outside the bay. The littoral animals of the island itself, owing to the diversity of the shores and purity of the water, have also proved to be numerous and interesting. The fishes and the investigations more immediately connected with the fisheries have been attended to by Prof. Baird, aided by his secretary, Mr. Rockwell, Prof. Theodore Gill, Dr. Edw. Palmer, Mr. G. Brown Goode, Mr. Spencer Biddle and others. The dredging operations, the examination of the food of fishes, and all investigations concerning the invertebrate animals generally, have been in charge of the writer and Mr. S. I. Smith […] "
America, North
Western Atlantic warm temperate to boreal
Systematics, Taxonomy
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 Depth range

55-165 m. [details]

 Description

The name Gattiola cincinnata was first published without a description but associated instead with a drawing of the ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by Verrill (1874: 386): "Head acute, conical, mouth beneath. Body slender, terete, composed of ... [details]

 Distribution

Northwest Atlantic.  [details]

 Distribution

Northwest coast of America, Maine (USA): Casco Bay and Seguin Island.  [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet cincinnata is the feminine gender of the Latin word for 'curly', referring to the long and ... [details]

 Habitat

Muddy bottoms and hard botoms with some spots of mud.  [details]

 Type locality

Casco Bay (Gulf of Maine), twenty to forty fathoms, mud.  [details]

 Type locality

Atlantic Ocean, Casco Bay (Gulf of Maine), twenty to forty fathoms, mud.  [details]

 Type locality

Northwest Atlantic Ocean, Maine (USA), Casco Bay and six miles east of Seguin Island (geocoordinates not provided, ... [details]

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