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The biodiversity of the deep Southern Ocean benthos
- A. Brandt, C. De Broyer, P. Tyler
- Environmental SciencePhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
- 29 January 2007
The general biodiversity patterns of meio-, macro- and megafaunal taxa are described, based on historical and recent expeditions, and against the background of the geological events and phylogenetic relationships that have influenced the biodiversity and evolution of the investigated taxa.
Biodiversity and biogeography of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic mollusca
Towards a generalized biogeography of the Southern Ocean benthos
Aim To investigate whether the biogeographical regions proposed by J. W. Hedgpeth and widely adopted by other authors hold true, are an oversimplification or with further data might show a unified…
Exploring biological constraints on the glacial history of Antarctica
First insights into the biodiversity and biogeography of the Southern Ocean deep sea
New data from recent sampling expeditions in the deep Weddell Sea and adjacent areas reveal high levels of new biodiversity, challenging suggestions that deep-sea diversity is depressed in the Southern Ocean and providing a basis for exploring the evolutionary significance of the varied biogeographic patterns observed in this remote environment.
More evidence of speciation and dispersal across the Antarctic Polar Front through molecular systematics of Southern Ocean Limatula (Bivalvia: Limidae)
The vicariance hypothesis that the APF is a barrier for geneflow favouring speciation processes in the Southern Ocean has to be questioned.
The shelled Magellanic Mollusca: with special reference to biogeographic relations in the Southern Ocean
- K. Linse
- Environmental Science
The author’s original PhD thesis was submitted to the University of Hamburg in 2000 and contains the same content as the 2002 book, which was published in 2002.
Is the Scotia Sea a centre of Antarctic marine diversification? Some evidence of cryptic speciation in the circum-Antarctic bivalve Lissarca notorcadensis (Arcoidea: Philobryidae)
The authors' results provide initial evidence for reproductively isolated populations of L. notorcadensis and suggest the islands of the Scotia Sea appear to act as centres of speciation in the Southern Ocean.
Phylum Tardigrada: an “individual” approach
- C. Sands, S. McInnes, N. J. Marley, W. Goodall‐Copestake, P. Convey, K. Linse
- BiologyCladistics : the international journal of the…
- 1 December 2008
It appears that conserved morphology within Tardigrada has resulted in conservative taxonomy as it is found cases of several discrete lineages grouped into single genera.
Do circum-Antarctic species exist in peracarid Amphipoda? A case study in the genus Epimeria Costa, 1851 (Crustacea, Peracarida, Epimeriidae)
The hypothesis of circum-Antarctic species' distributions in brooding amphipods proved to be unlikely and the genus Epimeria was confirmed as species rich in the Southern Ocean.