Australian Museum Journal On the occurrence of Alepas pacifica Pilsbry in Tasmania

Shortform:
Tubb, 1946, Rec. Aust. Mus. 21(7): 383–385
Author(s):
Tubb, J. A.
Year published:
1946
Title:
On the occurrence of Alepas pacifica Pilsbry in Tasmania
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
21
Issue:
7
Start page:
383
End page:
385
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.21.1946.554
Language:
English
Date published:
24 June 1946
Cover date:
24 June 1946
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
CRUSTACEA: CIRRIPEDIA
Digitized:
03 September 2009
Reference number:
554
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
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Complete work:
Complete work (433kb PDF)

Abstract

During the course of biological investigations for C.S.I.R. Fisheries Division, an officer of the Division collected several medusae in Marion Bay, on the east coast of Tasmania. These medusae (Cyanea capillata var. annaskala von Lendenfeld) were found to carry on the fringe and upper surface of the umbrella, a number of nude pedunculate barnacles, which correspond anatomically with Pilsbry's description (1907) of Alepas pacifica. The distribution of the species and its host relationship are discussed.