Marcelo V. Fukuda

About me

Adjunct Professor, Federal University of Juiz de Fora (Minas Gerais, Brazil), working in the fields of polychaete systematics and some aspects of their reproductive biology.

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Full name
Marcelo V. Fukuda
I am
a professional scientist
Curator level
Full Curator


34 objects curated
5 taxa curated
2 images set as exemplar
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Curator qualifications


2. Authorship of peer-reviewed publications (listed below): - Nogueira, J.M.M.; San Martín, G. & Fukuda, M.V. – 2004. On some exogonines (Polychaeta, Syllidae) from the northern coast of the State of São Paulo, southeastern Brazil. Results of BIOTA/FAPESP/Bentos Marinho project. Meiofauna Marina, 13: 45-77. - Fukuda, M.V. & Nogueira, J.M.M. – 2006. A new species of Odontosyllis Claparède, 1863 (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Eusyllinae), and description of Brazilian material of Odontosyllis cf. fulgurans (Audouin and Milne Edwards, 1834). Zoological Studies, 45(2): 223-233. - Nogueira, J.M.M. & Fukuda, M.V. – 2008. A new species of Trypanosyllis (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from Brazil, with a redescription of Brazilian material of Trypanosyllis zebra. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88(5): 913-924. - Fukuda, M.V.; Yunda-Guarin, G. & Nogueira, J.M.M. – 2009. The genus Prosphaerosyllis (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Exogoninae) in Brazil, with description of a new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 89(7): 1443-1454. - Fukuda, M.V. & Nogueira, J.M.M. – 2012. On a new species of Nuchalosyllis (Polychaeta: Syllidae), a rare syllid genus only known from Brazilian waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, firstview: 1-4. doi: 10.1017/S0025315412000069 - Fukuda, M.V.; Centurión, R.; Nogueira, J.M.M. & San Martín, G. – 2012. Two new species of Paraehlersia San Martín, 2003 (Polychaeta, Syllidae, Eusyllinae) from the Atlantic Coasts of South America. Zootaxa, 3264: 38-52.

Curation scope
Polychaetes taxonomy, focused on the family Syllidae Grube, 1850