Benthic polychaetes from the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge between the Azores and the Reykjanes Ridge

  title={Benthic polychaetes from the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge between the Azores and the Reykjanes Ridge},
  author={Jon Anders Kongsrud and Nataliya Budaeva and Ruth Barnich and Eivind Oug and Torkild Bakken},
  journal={Marine Biology Research},
  pages={516 - 546}
Abstract The polychaete macrofauna of the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge between the Azores (42°N) and the southern tip of the Reykjanes Ridge (54°N) was studied based on the material obtained during the R/V G.O. Sars MAR-ECO cruise in 2004 and the two RRS James Cook ECOMAR cruises in 2007 and 2009. Polychaetes were collected from 28 trawl catches at depths from 981 to 3527 m. In total, 457 specimens were obtained and identified to 34 species-level taxa belonging to 18 families. Of the 34 species… 
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