Description of a new species by MarBio UGent & DZMB

May 4, 2019

Scientific Publication
Dr. Hendrik Gheerardyn and Dr. Kai Horst George fom the Marine Biology Research Group at Ghent University (MarBio) and the German Centre for Marine Biodiversity Research (DZMB) Senckenberg am Meer Wilhelmshaven, published a new academic paper in Marine Biodiversity. The paper describes a new species of Neoargestes Drzycimski, 1967 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Argestidae) from the Clarion Clipperton Fracture Zone (Pacific Ocean), with remarks on the systematics of the genus.
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