Diversity and zoogeography of Antarctic deep-sea Munnopsidae (Crustacea, Isopoda, Asellota)

@article{Malyutina2007DiversityAZ,
  title={Diversity and zoogeography of Antarctic deep-sea Munnopsidae (Crustacea, Isopoda, Asellota)},
  author={M. Malyutina and A. Brandt},
  journal={Deep-sea Research Part Ii-topical Studies in Oceanography},
  year={2007},
  volume={54},
  pages={1790-1805}
}
  • M. Malyutina, A. Brandt
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • Deep-sea Research Part Ii-topical Studies in Oceanography
  • The family Munnopsidae was the most abundant and diverse among 22 isopod families collected by the ANDEEP deepsea expeditions in 2002 and 2005 in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. A total of 219 species from 31 genera and eight subfamilies were analysed. Only 20% species were known to science, and 11% of these were reported outside the ANDEEP area mainly from other parts of the SO or the South Atlantic deep sea. One hundred and five species (50%) were rare, occurring at only 1 or 2… CONTINUE READING
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