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Stimpson, W. (1853). Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Manan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. 6: 1-66, pls 1-3.
Stimpson, W.
Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Manan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick.
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge
6: 1-66, pls 1-3.
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NeMys doc_id: 2939

Introduction. "The Island of Grand Manan, the natural history of which this paper is intended to illustrate, is perhaps but little known, geographically, to many who may be readers of this account. It may not be out of place, therefore, to make some remarks on its position. It is more properly an archipelago than an island. The smaller members of the group lie to the east of the largest, which is twenty miles in length, with a general trend north-east and south-west, having an average breadth of nine or ten miles. It lies at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, about ten miles from the western shore at Campo-bello and Eastport, and thirty from the Nova Scotia shore. It is surrounded on all sides by deep water (a hundred fathoms or more), as might be judged from the character of the shores, which are rocky and precipitous, especially on the western side, where cliffs of a basaltic structure rise perpendicularly to a height of several hundred feet. On the south-eastern side, where there are numerous islands, the shores are low and shelving, composed of Mica-slate having a dip of about 70°. The passages between these islands, worn out by the tides which rush with great velocity through them, are generally very shallow, while a short distance seaward the water becomes as deep as on the western side. The following paper is intended as a compend of observations made on the marine fauna of this region, during three months' residence in the summer of 1852; and also as a catalogue, which it is hoped will prove nearly complete, of the marine invertebrates found on its shores and in the adjacent waters.
America, North
Cod: Cape May to Cape Sable, Nova Scotia, incl. Bay of Fundy.
Western Atlantic warm temperate to boreal
Atlantic, North West (= warm + cold temporate (boreal))
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Acaulis Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Acaulis primarius Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Ancula sulphurea W. Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Ancula gibbosa (Risso, 1818) (original description)
Asteracanthion albulus Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (original description)
Astrophyton agassizi Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Gorgonocephalus arcticus Leach, 1819 (original description)
Brada Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Canthopsis harvardiana Agassiz, 1850 accepted as Alderia modesta (Lovén, 1844) (additional source)
Caudina Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Doris planulata W. Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Cadlina laevis (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Eolis farinacea W. Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Aeolidia papillosa (Linnaeus, 1761) (original description)
Eolis mananensis W. Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Flabellina verrucosa (M. Sars, 1829) accepted as Coryphella verrucosa (M. Sars, 1829) (original description)
Eunice oerstedii Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Grammaria Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Janira alta (Stimpson, 1853) (original description)
Jugaria quadrangularis (Stimpson, 1853) (original description)
Linckia pertusa (O.F. Müller, 1776) accepted as Henricia sanguinolenta (O.F. Müller, 1776) (new combination reference)
Monoculodes Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
Pholoe tecta Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Pholoe minuta tecta (Stimpson, 1853) (original description)
Sternaspis fossor Stimpson, 1853 (original description)
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