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Antarctic Cirripedia

Antarctic Cirripedia

William A. Newman (Editor), Arnold Ross (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-66440-7

Mar 2013, American Geophysical Union

257 pages

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Antarctic Research Series, Volume 14.

This is the first attempt to bring together what is known of the antarctic cirriped fauna in one comprehensive treatise. It covers the systematics of the barnacles of subantarctic and antarctic regions and their distribution, both recent and paleontological. A second part already in preparation will report on planktonic larvae.

Antarctic Cirripedia, the second monographic contribution in the Antarctic Research Series, generally follows the pattern set by Kott's Antarctic Ascidiacea (1969). The study, as far as possible, covers all records made by previous expeditions to Antarctic waters and culminates in this volume with the 1962–1965 cruises of USNS Eltanin. The list of the principal vessels which have brought back cirriped materials from antarctic regions is a notable one: Aurora, Belgica, Challenger, Discovery, Endeavour, Ob', Pourquoi-Pas?, Sôya, Terra Nova, Umitaka-Maru and William Scoresby. Yet the number of benthic samplings of cirripeds made by Eltanin under the United States Antarctic Research Program from south of the Antarctic Convergence exceeds the total of those returned by all earlier expeditions.

The Antarctic Research Series V

Preface VII

Acknowledgements IX

Introduction 1

Historical Account 5

Biogeographical Account 7

Materials and Methods 23

Systematic Account 23

Appendices 185

1. Localities arid Bathjmetry of Previously Known Antarctic Cirripedia 185

2. Summary of Stations Yielding Specimens Covered in This Study 192

3. Eltaniri Cirripedia Listed According to Station 195

4. Eltanin Cirripedia Listed According to Depth 196

5. Rathymetric Distribution for Sampling Devices llsed during Eltanin 198

Expeditions Covered in This Report 198

References 199

Glossary 207

Plates 211

Plate Legends 243

Indices 247

Systematic 247

Subject 254