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Plastic pollution of the Kuril–Kamchatka Trench area (NW pacific)
Abstract During the German–Russian expedition KuramBio (Kuril–Kamchatka Biodiversity Studies) to the northwest Pacific Kuril–Kamchatka Trench and its adjacent abyssal plain, we found several kindsExpand
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Alien parasitic copepods in mussels and oysters of the Wadden Sea
Molluscan intestinal parasites of the genus Mytilicola, specifically M. intestinalis, were initially introduced into bivalves in the North Sea in the 1930s. It was presumably introduced from theExpand
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Epifauna of the Sea of Japan collected via a new epibenthic sledge equipped with camera and environmental sensor systems
Abstract Faunistic data from a newly designed camera-epibenthic sledge (C-EBS) are presented. These were collected during the joint Russian–German expedition SoJaBio ( S ea o f Ja pan Bio diversityExpand
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Abyssal macrofauna of the Kuril–Kamchatka Trench area (Northwest Pacific) collected by means of a camera–epibenthic sledge
Abstract Abyssal macrofaunal composition of 21 epibenthic sledge hauls from twelve stations taken in the Kuril–Kamchatka Trench (KKT) and at the adjacent abyssal plain, Northwest Pacific, isExpand
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Diversity and distribution of peracarid crustaceans (Malacostraca) from the continental slope and the deep-sea basin of the Sea of Japan
Abstract During the expedition SoJaBio (Sea of Japan Biodiversity studies) a rich collection of peracarid crustaceans from the slope and the deep-sea basin of the Sea of Japan (at depth range fromExpand
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Deep down: Isopod biodiversity of the Kuril–Kamchatka abyssal area including a comparison with data of previous expeditions of the RV Vityaz
Abstract This study focusses on the isopod biodiversity in the abyssal area southeast of the Kuril–Kamchatka Trench. The KuramBio (Kuril–Kamchatka Biodiversity Studies) expedition in summer 2012Expand
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Description of Baeonectes brandtae sp. nov. and redescription of Eurycope spinifrons Gurjanova, 1933 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Munnopsidae) from the deep-sea basin of the Sea of Japan
Abstract A small collection of isopods of the family Munnopsidae Lilljeborg, 1864, including four species from the slope and the deep-sea basin of the Sea of Japan (Northwest Pacific), was studied.Expand
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Alone in the dark: Distribution, population structure and reproductive mode of the dominant isopod Eurycope spinifrons Gurjanova, 1933 (Isopoda: Asellota: Munnopsidae) from bathyal and abyssal depths
Abstract Due to isolation and a period of severe anoxic conditions in geologically recent times, biodiversity is low in the deep Sea of Japan. Among a small group of species inhabiting depths belowExpand
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Wood-associated fauna collected during the KuramBio expedition in the North West Pacific
Individual wood fragments obtained from Agassiz trawl samples in the abyssal plain area off the Kuril–Kamchatka Trench were analysed for faunistic components. Out of seven pieces of wood collected,Expand
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An account of the Ischnomesidae (Peracarida, Isopoda) from the Kuril–Kamchatka Trench and abyssal plain (Northwest Pacific) with the description of two new species
During the German–Russian expedition KuramBio (Kuril–Kamchatka Biodiversity Studies) from board of the RV Sonne to the Kuril–Kamchatka Trench and adjacent abyssal plain, benthic samples were taken byExpand
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