A new species of amphipod, Bathyporeia watkini sp. nov. from the Atlantic coasts of North Africa is described. This very characteristic species is abundant in some lagoons and estuaries near 28°N. New morphological information on B. elkaimi d’Udekem d’Acoz and Menioui, 2004 is given after specimens that were recently collected on the Atlantic coasts of southern Spain and South Portugal. The male of B. ledoyeri d’Udekem d’Acoz and Menioui, 2004 is described for the first time and new records of North African B. guilliamsoniana (Bate, 1857) and B. chevreuxi d'Udekem d'Acoz and Vader, 2005a are discussed.

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d' Udekem d’Acoz, C., Echchaoui, H. M. C., & Menioui, M. (2005). Further observations on North African and South Iberian Bathyporeia (Crustacea, Amphipoda), with the description of a new species. Contributions to Zoology, 74, 3/4, 279–300.