Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

FIRST RECORD FOR THE COLOMBIAN CARIBBEAN OF PORPITA PORPITA (LINNAEUS) (HYDROZOA: PORPITIDAE)

Lina Rico, Álvaro Baigorri, Orlando Pedro Lecompte

Abstract


Two specimens of Porpita porpita were captured in Playa Blanca, Gaira Bay and the species reported for the fist time in the Colombian Caribbean. This paper collects bibliographic information about blue button (Hydrozoa: Porpitidae) hydroid colony.

Keywords


Hydroid colony; Porpita porpita; blue button; Playa Blanca

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.2013.42.1.67

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