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PALMA, Sergio y APABLAZA, Pedro. First record of Pyrosoma atlanticum Péron, 1804 in the coastal waters of Humboldt System Current (Tunicata, Thaliacea, Pyrosomatidae). Investig. mar. [online]. 2004, vol.32, n.2, pp. 133-136. ISSN 0717-7178. doi: 10.4067/S0717-71782004000200012.
Pyrosoma atlanticum Péron, 1804 is registered for the first time for the coastal waters of Humboldt System Current. The analyzed organisms correspond to 35 colonies collected with Bongo nets between 0 and 200 m of depth off Valparaíso, in December 1994. In addition, 22 colonies collected with IKMT nets between 5 and 70 m of depth over Nazca Plate, to 750 mn off Antofagasta in February 2003 were analyzed
Palabras clave : Pyrosoma atlanticum; Pyrosomatidae; Thaliacea; Chile; Nazca Plate; southeastern Pacific.