Deep-Sea Tanaidacea (peracarida) from the Gulf of Mexico

Series: Crustaceana Monographs (No. 5)
This book deals with a large number of deep-sea taxa of Tanaidacea from the Gulf of Mexico, primarily collected during the Deep Gulf of Mexico Benthos Study and the North Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf Study. Four new genera, are described. Twenty-one new species belonging to the new and existing genera are described as well, in many cases by both sexes. In addition to the specific parts, this volume provides a review of tanaidacean morphology, anatomy, physiology, ecology, development, reproduction, behaviour, and of other aspects of their biology.