Primeros registros e intervalos de distribución de Holothuria (Theelothuria) princeps Selenka, 1867 (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Holothuriidae) en el golfo de Morrosquillo, Caribe Colombiano

Carlos Carlos Nisperuza-Pérez, Jorge Quirós-Rodríguez, Francisco Alonso Solís-Marín


The geographic distribution of Holothuria (Theelothuria) princeps in Colombian Caribbean is extended inside the Gulf of Morrosquillo, based on 7 individuals collected in Banco de Arena sector, Córdoba. A morphological description of this species record with color figures and scanning electron microscopy images of their ossicles is provided. This finding increases the spatial distribution of this species in the Caribbean coast of Colombia.

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Biodiversity; Sea cucumber; New records; Colombia

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