Pogonophora in the Western Atlantic Ocean

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Science  31 Aug 1962:
Vol. 137, Issue 3531, pp. 670
DOI: 10.1126/science.137.3531.670


The occurrence of pogonophoran worms of the genus Siboglinum off the east coast of Florida is reported. Their presence in association with pennatulids is noted, and compared with a similar instance in the Bering Sea. This association is probably due to similar ecological requirements.