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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Coolia tropicalis Faust, 1995

Scientific synonyms and common names

Nomenclatural Types:


Coolia tropicalis Faust, 1995: figs. 7, 9

Type Locality:

Caribbean Sea: Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, Central America


'Tropicalis' (Latin) refers to the geographical locale in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The name designates the wide distribution in tropical areas: Caribbean Sea, East China Sea, and SW Pacific Ocean (Faust, 1995).

Coolia tropicalis