Bostricobranchus digonas Abbott (Ascidiacea, Molgulidae) in Paranaquá Bay, Paraná, Brazil: a case of recent invasion?

Rosana Moreira da Rocha
2002 Revista Brasileira de Zoologia  
Bostricobranchus digonas Abbott, 1951 was discovered by dredging near Cotinga Island, Paranaguá Bay, Paraná (25°31'5 II "S, 48°28'714"W). Concentrated in a small area 1.5 m deep, lhe animais were collected by a Van Veen devi ce. All sizes from 3 mm up to 2 cm in body diameter were recovered. This is the ftrst report of a species of this genus in lhe South Atlantic and its occurrence is discussed.
doi:10.1590/s0101-81752002000500009 fatcat:xlix52dqgjayfgalaeikhyzrye