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Hi Yves

Since I read the paper 2013 (thanks Franck), it looks funny to me also, as
there are no B. argus in the IO....meaning other hybridation ...
Bohadschia stories are not closed!!!
Best
Chantal


2014-03-30 18:40 GMT+02:00 Yves Samyn <[log in to unmask]>:

>  Hi all
>
>
>
> Same appeared to me... but a bit problematic as 'B maculisparsa' is not
> supposed to be in the Indian Ocean. B. atra hybridizes too?
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> Cheers - Yves
>
>
> -----Original message-----
> *From:* Frank Rowe <[log in to unmask]>
> *Sent:* Sun 30-03-2014 17:59
> *Subject:* Re: Bohadschia sp?
> *To:* [log in to unmask];
> Dear Chantal,
>
> This looks like another example of whatSun, Alex and Gustav nominated as
> a '...putative *argus-vitiensis* hybrid with *vitiensis* background
> colour and ocellar spots similar to *argus*'. This is in their 2013 paper
> in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (Colour, confusion, and
> crossing: resolution of species problems in *Bohadschia* (Echinodermata:
> Holothuroidea).
>
> Regards,
>
> Frank
>
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> *From:* flmnh-aspidolist [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On
> Behalf Of *Chantal Conand
> *Sent:* 30 March 2014 15:51
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Bohadschia sp?
>
> Dear colleagues
>
> I just received this photo (without sample nor spicules) from Mauritius, I
> believe it is a Bohadschia, but which species please?
> Best regards from Paris
>
> Chantal Conand
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>