Marcelo Visentini Kitahara

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Full name
Marcelo Visentini Kitahara
Curator level
Full Curator


47 objects curated
12 taxa curated
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5 taxa commented
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Curator qualifications

1. Marcelo Visentini Kitahara Oceanographer, MSc. PhD Student - Molecular Biology James Cook University (JCU), Australia 2. Manuscripts Kitahara, Marcelo V. , Cairns, Stephen D. andMiller, David J. 2010. Monophyletic origin of Caryophyllia (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae), with descriptions of six new species. Systematics and Biodiversity, 8(1): 91—118. Kitahara, M. V. ; Cairns, Stephen D . 2009. A revision of the genus Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae) from New Caledonia, with the description of a new species. Zoosystema (Paris)31: 233-248. Kitahara, M. V. & S. D. Cairns. 2008. New records of the genus Crispatotrochus (Scleractinia; Caryophylliidae) from New Caledonia, with description of a new species. Zootaxa, 1940: 59-68. Kitahara, M. V., N. O. H. Filho & J. G. N. Abreu. The utilization of the deep-sea coral records as instrument for mapping different types of sediments at Southern Brazilian continental shelf and slope. Papéis Avulsos em Zoologia, 48(2): 11-18. (in Portuguese) Kitahara, M. V. 2007. Species richness and distribution of azooxanthellate Scleractinia in Brazilian waters. Bulletin of Marine Science, 81(3): 497-518. Oliveira, U. R., Melo, A. T., Ribeiro, D., Ribeiro, D. S., Pietro Filho, J., Neves, J.,Mudat, J. E., Kitahara, M. V., Horn Filho, N. H. 2007. Sedimentological aspects of the foredune and beach system at Sombrio, southern Santa Catarina State, Brazil. Geosul (UFSC), 22: 123-146. (in Portuguese) Kitahara, M. V. 2006. New records of azooxanthellate corals (Anthozoa, Scleractinia) from continental shelf and continental slope off southern Brazil. Biotemas, 19(3): 55-63. (in Portuguese) Kitahara, M. V. & S. D. Cairns, 2005. Monohedotrochus capitolii, a new genus and species of solitary azooxanthellate coral (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae) from southern Brazil. Zoologische Mededelinden, 79(3): 117-123, figs 1-3. Kitahara, M. V. 2005. About the occurrence of the crustaceans Bathynectes longispina Stimpson, 1871 (Portunidae) and Nephropsis aculeata Smith, 1881 (Nephropidae) in southern Brazil. Comunicações do Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia da PUC 18: 63-66. (in Portuguese) Mincarone, M. M., A. T. Lima, M. V. Kitahara, C. E. N. Consulim, C. M. Lima e Silva, J. M. R. Soto, M. B. Souza Filho & R. D. Neves. 2004. Demersal fishes sampled by onboard observers off southern Brazil. Mare Magnum 3: 127-144. Sampaio, C., J. A. C. Nunes & M. V. Kitahara. 2005. New records of Palinurellus gundlachi von Martens, 1878 (Crustacea, Synaxidae) in Brazilian coast. Revista Nordestina de Zoologia 2: 59-65. (in Portuguese) Other Publications Kitahara, M. V. & S. D. Cairns. 2007. Brazilian Deep-sea Corals. Poster. ARC Centre of Excellence of Coral Reef Studies, Townsville. Lindner, A. & M. V. Kitahara. Fisheries and Research at deep-sea. Scientific American Brazil, São Paulo, p. 31, 01 May 2007. (in Portuguese) Kitahara, M. V. 2005. The beauty at the deep ocean. Some of the biggest reefs of corals are out of sight in the deep ocean. SuperInteressante, São Paulo, p. 19, 01 July 2005. (in Portuguese)
Curation scope
Azooxanthellate Scleractinia