Lafargue F. & Vasseur P. 1989. Ascidies des recifs coralliens du NE du canal de Mozambique (Campagne Benthedi du suroit, 17 Mars-14 avril 1977). Mésogée 49: 59-66
Ascidians from coral reef in the northern part of the Mozambique channel ("Benthedi" - Cruise of the Research vessel "Suroit", 17 th March-14 th april, 1977). Thirty-two valid species are identified from 19 "Benthedi" stations (March-April 1977), from Mauritius Island, and from the Northern part of New Caledonia. ln the family Didemnidae, one species of the monotypic genus Atriolum, A. robustum Kott, 1983 originallly described from the australian tropical Pacific coast is found in these three localities and at Madagascar (Millar. 1988), which extends the distribution arca. Likewise, the species of the polytypic genus Didemnum, D. coriaceum (Von Drasche. 1883) so far known from the Mediterranean sea (Adriatic sea), from Atlantic east coast (temperate and subtropical) and also found in the Red Sea (Elat gulf) is now recorded in the northern part of the Mozambique Channel. lndian Ocean.
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