A new deepwater species of Calliopiidae, Halirages helgae (Crustacea, Amphipoda), with a synoptic table to Halirages species from the northeast Atlantic

Halldis Ringvold, Anne Helene Solberg Tandberg


Halirages helgae sp. nov. is recorded from the shelf slopes of the Norwegian Sea at depths of 1000 to 2600 m in the Arctic cold water masses. A total of 50 specimens were found at five stations. The species differs from other known species in the genus Halirages Boeck, 1871 by the bilobed posterior margin of pereonite 7. A synoptic table to the northeast Atlantic species of Halirages is provided.


Amphipoda; Calliopiidae; MAREANO; northeast Atlantic; Norwegian Sea

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2014.98


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