An association of Stenula bassarginensis (Gurjanova, 1948) (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Stenothoidae) and Tubularia cf. indivisa Linnaeus, 1758 (Cnidaria: Tubulariidae) in the coastal waters of the Sea of Japan

Abstract

I. Marin, S. Sinelnikov

Amphipod Stenula bassarginensis (Gurjanova, 1948) (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Stenothoidae) is described in association with oaten pipe hydroid Tubularia cf. indivisa Linnaeus, 1758 (Cnidaria: Tubulariidae) from Vostok Bay of the Sea of Japan and Busse lagoon in Aniva Bay of the Sea of Okhotsk (new record). Previously representative of the genus were known as associated of hermit crabs and anemones only.

Keywords: Hydrozoa; associations; hydroids; symbiosis; Amphipoda; Stenothoidae; Stenula; Tubularia; Sea of Japan; Sea of Okhotsk

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