Zoogeography of the Shallow-Water Cirriped Fauna of the Galápagos Islands and Adjacent Regions in the Tropical Eastern Pacific

  • Victor A. Zullo
Part of the Topics in Geobiology book series (TGBI, volume 8)

Abstract

The association of the Galápagos Islands with the birth of Darwinian evolutionary theory has inspired many detailed studies of their fauna and flora. Yet the cirripeds, the only invertebrates to receive Darwin’s personal attention as a systematist, are virtually unknown for the region. His monographs on the Cirripedia (Darwin, 1851,1854) contain references to three species collected during the voyage of the Beagle: Balanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus) and Tetraclita porosa (Gmelin) from rocky intertidal areas, and Platylepas decorata Darwin from marine turtles.

Keywords

Hermit Crab Green Turtle Marine Turtle Galapagos Island South Equatorial Current 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Abbott, D.P., 1966, Factors influencing the Zoogeographic affinities of the Galápagos inshore marine fauna, in: The Galápagos (R. I. Bowman, ed.), pp. 108–122, University of California Press, Berkeley.Google Scholar
  2. Atwater, T., 1989, Plate tectonic history of the northeast Pacific and western North America, in: The Geology of North America, Vol. N, The Eastern Pacific Ocean and Hawaii (E. L. Winterer, D.M. Hussong and R. W. Decker, eds.), Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado, pp. 21-72.Google Scholar
  3. Bakus, G.J., 1964, The effects of fish-grazing on invertebrate evolution in shallow tropical waters, Allan Hancock Found. Pub. 27:1–29.Google Scholar
  4. Batiza, R., 1989, Seamounts and seamount chains of the eastern Pacific, in: The Geology of North America, Vol. N, The Eastern Pacific Ocean and Hawaii (E. L. Winterer, D.M. Hussong and R. W. Decker, eds.), Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado, pp. 289-306.Google Scholar
  5. Brusca, R.C., 1987, Biogeographic relationships of Galápagos marine isopod crustaceans, Bull. Mar. Sci. 41(1):268–281.Google Scholar
  6. Carlton, J., and Zullo, V.A., 1969, Early records of the barnacle Balanus improvisus Darwin from the Pacific coast of North America, Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. 75:1–6.Google Scholar
  7. Darwin C., 1851, A monograph on the sub-class Cirripedia with figures of all the species. The Lepadidae; or, pedunculated cirripedes, Ray Society, London, 400 pp.Google Scholar
  8. Darwin, C., 1854, A monograph on the sub-class Cirripedia with figures of all the species. The Balanidae, the Verrucidae, Ray Society, London, 684 pp.Google Scholar
  9. Durham, J.W., and McBirney, A.R., 1975, Galápagos Islands, in: The Encyclopedia of World Regional Geology, Part 1 (R. W. Fairbridge, ed.), Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, Inc., Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, pp. 285–290.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Ekman, S., 1953, Zoogeography of the Sea, Sidgwick and Jackson, London, xiv + 417 pp.Google Scholar
  11. Finet, Y., 1985, Preliminary faunal list of the marine mollusks of the Galápagos Islands, Documents de Travail No. 20, Inst. roy. Sci. natur. Belgique (Brussels), 50 pp.Google Scholar
  12. Garth, J.S., 1960, Distribution and affinities of the brachyuran Crustacea, Syst. Zool. 9:105–123.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Glynn, P.W., and Wellington, G.M., 1983, Corals and Coral Reefs of the Galápagos Islands. With an Annotated List of the Scleractinian Corals of the Galápagos, by J. W. Wells, Univ. California Press, Berkeley, xvi + 330 pp.Google Scholar
  14. Hall, M.L., 1983, Origin of Espanola Island and the age of terrestrial life on the Galápagos Islands, Science 221:545–547.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Hedgpeth, J.W., 1969, An intertidal reconnaissance of rocky shores of the Galápagos, Wasmann Jour. Biol. 27:1–24.Google Scholar
  16. Henry, D.P., 1960, Thoracic Cirripedia of the Gulf of California, Univ. Wash. Pub. Oceanogr. 4:135–158.Google Scholar
  17. Henry, D.P., and McLaughlin, P.A., 1967, A revision of the subgenus Solidobalanus Hoek (Cirripedia, Thoracica) including a description of a new species from complemental males, Crustaceana 12:43–58.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Henry, D.P., and McLaughlin, P.A., 1975, The barnacles of the Balanus amphitrite complex (Cirripedia, Thoracica), Zool. Verhandel. 141, 254 pp.Google Scholar
  19. Henry, D.P., and McLaughlin, P.A., 1986, The recent species of Megabalanus (Cirripedia: Balanomorpha) with special emphasis on Balanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus) sensu lato, Zool. Verhandel. 235, 69 pp.Google Scholar
  20. Hertlein, L.G., 1932, Mollusks and barnacles from Malpelo and Cocos islands, Nautilus 46:43–45.Google Scholar
  21. Hertlein, L.G., and Strong, A.M., 1939, Marine Pleistocene mollusks from the Galápagos Islands, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., series 4, 23:367–380.Google Scholar
  22. Hickman, C.S., and Lipps, J.H., 1985, Geologic youth of Galápagos Islands confirmed by marine stratigraphy and paleontology, Science 227:1578–1580.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. James, M.J., 1984, A new look at evolution in the Galápagos: evidence from the late Cenozoic marine molluscan fauna, Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 21:77–95.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. Jordan, E.K., and Hertlein, L.G., 1926, Expedition to the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico, in 1925, VII. Contributions to the geology and paleontology of the Tertiary of Cedros Island and adjacent parts of Lower California, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 15:409–464.Google Scholar
  25. Laguna, G.J., 1985, Systematics, ecology and distribution of barnacles (Cirripedia; Thoracica) of Panama, Unpublished Master’s thesis, University of California, San Diego, 234 pp.Google Scholar
  26. Laguna, G.J., 1988, Euraphia eastropacensis (Cirripedia, Chthamaloidea), a new species of barnacle from the tropical eastern Pacific: Morphological and electrophoretic comparisons with Euraphiarhizophorae (deOliveira) from the tropical western Atlantic and molecular evolutionary implications, Pac. Sci. 41:132–140.Google Scholar
  27. McBirney, A.R., and Williams, H., 1969, Geology and petrology of the Galápagos Islands, Geol. Soc. Amer. Mem. 118, xiii + 197 pp.Google Scholar
  28. McDonald, R., 1929, A report on some cirripeds collected by the S.S. “Albatross” in the eastern Pacific during 1891 and 1904, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harv. Univ. 69:527–538.Google Scholar
  29. Newman, W.A., 1960a, The paucity of intertidal barnacles in the western Pacific, Veliger 2:89–94.Google Scholar
  30. Newman, W.A., 1960b, Octolasmis californiana, spec, nov., a pedunculate barnacle from the gills of the California spiny lobster, Veliger 3:9–11.Google Scholar
  31. Newman, W.A., 1972, An oxynaspid (Cirripedia, Thoracica) from the eastern Pacific, Crustaceana 23:202–208.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. Newman, W.A., 1982, A review of the extant taxa of the “Group of Balanus concavus” (Cirripedia, Thoracica) and a proposal for genus-group ranks, Crustaceana 43:25–36.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. Newman, W.A., and Abbott, D.P., 1980, Cirripedia: the barnacles, in Intertidal Invertebrates of California (R. H. Morris, D.P. Abbott and E. C. Haderlie, eds.), pp. 504–535, Stanford University Press, Stanford, California.Google Scholar
  34. Newman, W.A., and Foster, B.A., 1983, The Rapanuian faunal district (Easter and Sala y Gomez): In search of ancient archipelagos, Bull. Mar. Sci. 33(3):633–644.Google Scholar
  35. Philander, S.G. H., 1990, El Niño, La Nina and the Southern Oscillation, Academic Press, New York, 293 pp.Google Scholar
  36. Pilsbry, H.A., 1907, The barnacles (Cirripedia) contained in the collections of the U.S. National Museum, U.S. Nat. Mus. Bull. 60, x + 122 pp.Google Scholar
  37. Pilsbry, H.A., 1916, The sessile barnacles (Cirripedia) contained in the collections of the U.S. National Museum; including a monograph of the American species, U.S. Nat. Mus. Bull. 93, xi + 366 pp.Google Scholar
  38. Shasky, D.R., 1989, An update on the molluscs from the Galápagos Islands as listed in the preliminary faunal list of the marine mollusks of the Galápagos Island by Yves Finet, Annu. Rep. West. Soc. Malacol. 21:8–10.Google Scholar
  39. Stanley, S.M., and Newman, W.A., 1980, Competitive exclusion in evolutionary time: The case of the acorn barnacles, Paleobiology 6:173–183.Google Scholar
  40. Stephenson, T.A., and Stephenson, A., 1972, Life between tidemarks on rocky shores, W.H. Freeman and Co., San Francisco, California, 425 pp.Google Scholar
  41. Suzuki, N., and Syuiti, M., 1963, Adaptation phenomena concerning the water content of barnacles, Jap. J. Ecol. 13:1–9.Google Scholar
  42. U.S. Department of Commerce, 1962, Surface water temperature and salinity, Pacific coast, North and South America and Pacific Ocean islands. Coast and Geodetic Surv. Pub. 31-3, 71 pp.Google Scholar
  43. Van Syoc, R.J., 1988, Description of Membranobalanus robinae, a new species of sponge barnacle (Cirripedia, Archaeobalanidae) from Baja California, with a key to the genus, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 101:832–837.Google Scholar
  44. Vermeij, G.J., 1978, Biogeography and Adaptation, Patterns of Marine Life, Harvard Univ. Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, xi + 332 pp.Google Scholar
  45. Walker, B.W., 1960, The distribution and affinities of the marine fish fauna of the Gulf of California, Syst. Zool. 9:123–133.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  46. Zullo, V.A., 1966, Zoogeographic affinities of the Balanomorpha (Cirripedia: Thoracica) of the eastern Pacific, in The Galápagos (R. I. Bowman, ed.), pp. 139–144, University of California Press, Berkeley.Google Scholar
  47. Zullo, V.A., 1967, A description of Balanus parkeri (Cirripedia, Thoracica), a new species from the Gulf of California, Notulae Naturae 406, 5 pp.Google Scholar
  48. Zullo, V.A., 1969a, A new subspecies of Balanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cirripedia, Thoracica) from Clipperton Island, eastern Pacific, Proc. California Acad. Sci., series 4, 36:501–510.Google Scholar
  49. Zullo, V.A., 1969b, Additional records of Tetrabalanus polygenus Cornwall, 1941 (Cirripedia, Thoracica), Occas. Papers California Acad. Sci. 74, 8 pp.Google Scholar
  50. Zullo, V.A., 1986, Quaternary barnacles from the Galápagos Islands, Proc. California Acad. Sci. 44:55–66.Google Scholar
  51. Zullo, V.A., and Beach, D.B., 1973, New species of Membranobalanus Hoek and Hexacreusia Zullo (Cirripedia, Balanidae) from the Galápagos Archipelago, Contrib. in Sci., Natur. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles County 249, 16 pp.Google Scholar
  52. Zullo, V.A., Beach, D.B., and Carlton, J., 1972, New barnacle records (Cirripedia, Thoracica), Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 39:65–74.Google Scholar
  53. Zullo, V.A., and Newman, W.A., 1964, Thoracic Cirripedia from a southeast Pacific guyot, Pac. Sci. 18:355–372.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor A. Zullo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesUniversity of North Carolina at WilmingtonWilmingtonUSA

Personalised recommendations