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Article Title

Amphisamytha fauchaldi: A New Species of Ampharetid (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Hydrothermal Vents at Guaymas Basin, Mexico

Volume

93

Issue

3

First Page

127

Last Page

134

Abstract

A new species of the polychaete family Ampharetidae, Amphisamytha fauchaldi, is described from the hydrothermal vents at Guaymas Basin in the Gulf of California, Mexico, at a depth of 2020 m. This is a very common species in the sampling site. The environment is also described and comments are given about the species inhabiting the area.