The rich opisthobranch fauna of the Marshall Islands has remained largely unstudied because of the geographic remoteness of these Pacific islands. We report on a long-term collection of Opisthobranchia assembled from the atolls of Bikini, Enewetak, Kwajalein, Rongelap, and Ujelang. Fifty-seven new records for the Marshall Islands are recorded, raising to 103 the number of species reported from these islands.
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Johnson S, Boucher L M (2023): Some Opisthobranchia (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Marshall Islands. v1.0. Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node. Dataset/Occurrence. https://nzobisipt.niwa.co.nz/resource?r=opisthobranchia_marshalls&v=1.0
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|Bounding Coordinates||South West [8.7, 160.8], North East [11.62, 167.76]|
Opisthobranchia (Mollusca: Gastropoda)
|Start Date / End Date||1981-01-01 / 1982-12-31|
- Johnson, S. and Boucher, L.M., 1983. Notes on some Opisthobranchia (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Marshall Islands, including 57 new records. Pacific Science (1983), vol. 37, no. 3
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