Contributions to Zoology, 70 (3) (2001)

Glochinema bathyperuvensis sp. n. (Nematoda, Epsilonematidae): A new species from Peruvian bathyal sediments, SE Pacific Ocean

Carlos Neira* , Gunnar Gad , Nina L. Arroyo , Wilfrida Decraemer

Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM), Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg Postfach 2503, D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany; *Programa FONDAP-Humboldt, Conicyt, Santiago, Chile. Address for correspondence: C. Neira, Marine Life Research Group, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA 92093-0218, USA, fax no.: +1 858 822 0562 cneira@coast.ucsd.edu

Zoomorphology, Faculty of Biology, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg Carl-von-Ossietzky-Str. 9-11 D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany

Department of Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Complutense 28040 Madrid, Spain

Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen Section of Recent Invertebrates, Vautierstraat 29 B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Keywords: Glochinema bathyperuvensis, sp. n., Nematoda, Epsilonematidae, bathyal sediments, oxygen minimum zone, El NiƱo, Peru