Print

Print


HI all,

This is interesting, and it looks a bit like the hybrid. Please also see the discussion on hybridisation in Bohadshia in here:

Uthicke S, Byrne M, Conand C (2010) Genetic Barcoding of commercial BÍche-de-mer species (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea). Molecular Ecology Resources 10:634-646


Pictures of all the types are available on the BOLD website...

Cheers

Sven


Dr Sven Uthicke
Senior Research Scientist
Australian Institute of Marine Science
Team leader "Multiple pressures on coastal ecosystems"
e-mail: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
w: 0747534483
m: 0447825604

From: flmnh-aspidolist [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Frank Rowe
Sent: Monday, 31 March 2014 1:58 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Bohadschia sp?

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

________________________________
From: flmnh-aspidolist [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Chantal Conand
Sent: 30 March 2014 15:51
To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[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
--  
------------------------------------------------------------------------
The information contained within this transmission is for the
use of the intended recipient only and may contain confidential
and/or legally privileged material and/or material the subject
of copyright and/or personal information and/or sensitive
information that is subject to the Privacy Act 1988. Any review,
re-transmission, disclosure, dissemination or other use of, or
taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by
persons or entities other than the intended recipient is
prohibited. If you have received this email in error please
notify the AIMS Privacy Officer on (07) 4753 4444 and delete
all copies of this transmission together with any attachments.
------------------------------------------------------------------------