The 327 specimens of chitons captured during six out of seven CANCAP Expeditions have been examined. They belong to 26 species, including two recently described ones: Ischnochiton (Stenosemus) substriatus Kaas & Van Belle, 1990 and Ischnochiton (Ischnochiton nicklesi Kaas & Van Belle, 1990. Callistochiton pachylasmae (Di Monterosato, 1878) has been found off the coast of Morocco.

Polyplacophora, Madeira, Morocco, Selvagens Islands, Canary Islands, Mauretania, Cape Verde Islands, Azores, taxonomy, distribution
Zoologische Mededelingen

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Naturalis journals & series

Kaas, P. (1991). Chitons (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) procured by the CANCAP I-VII expeditions, 1976-86. Zoologische Mededelingen, 65(6), 89–98.