Menshenina L.L.1, Tabachnick K.R.2 2022. New species of Docosaccus (Euplectellidae: Euplectellinae) from the Bering Sea // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.19. No.2: 151–158 [in English].

1 Biophysical Department, Physical Faculty, Moscow State University, Moscow, 119992, Russia.

2 Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/invertzool.19.2.04

ABSTRACT: A new species of Docosaccus (Euplectellidae: Euplectellinae) from the abyss of the Bering Sea is described. This species has a new type of the body shape — cup-like and additional types of microscleres with sigmoidal and onychoidal secondary rays. These new data allows to complete the previous generic diagnosis.

KEY WORDS: sponges, Bering Sea, abyssal, new species description, Hexactinellida.

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