Rediscovery of Gastropteron chacmol (Gastropoda: Gastropteridae) on the Brazilian coast

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We thank Lucas Cervera (Cadiz, Spain) for encouraging us to publish this note and Bárbara L.V. Romera (São Paulo, Brazil) for the helpful comments. This work was partially supported by a grant from CAPES Foundation, proc. #8739/13-7, to CMC.

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Correspondence to Carlo M. Cunha.

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Communicated by V. Urgorri

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Cunha, C.M., Migotto, A.E. Rediscovery of Gastropteron chacmol (Gastropoda: Gastropteridae) on the Brazilian coast. Mar Biodiv 46, 1–2 (2016) doi:10.1007/s12526-015-0312-1

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