Feeding of a Ctenophore, Bolinopsis Infundibulum (O. F. Müller)

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Bolinopsis infundibulum, a lobate ctenophore, is known to occur from the arctic to the Mediterranean in European waters, and from the arctic to the Gulf of Maine in North American waters1–3. Full taxonomic details are given by Chun1 and Krumbach2.

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    Chun, Carl, “Die Ctenophoren des Golfes von Neapel und der Angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte”; Fauna Flora Golfo Napoli, Monogr. (1880).

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    Krumbach, Thilo, “Ctenophora”, Die Tierwelt der Nord-und Ostee, Lieferung VII, Teil 3 (1927).

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    Hyman, L. H., “The Invertebrata: Protozoa through Ctenophora” (New York, McGraw-Hill, 1940).

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    “Marine Fauna of the Isle of Man” (2nd edition in preparation).

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NAGABHUSHANAM, A. Feeding of a Ctenophore, Bolinopsis Infundibulum (O. F. Müller). Nature 184, 829 (1959) doi:10.1038/184829a0

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