Enhancement of the benthic communities around an isolated island in the Antarctic Ocean

@article{Saiz2013EnhancementOT,
  title={Enhancement of the benthic communities around an isolated island in the Antarctic Ocean},
  author={Jos{\'e} I. Saiz and Nuria Anad{\'o}n and Javier Cristobo and {\'O}scar Garc{\'i}a-{\'A}lvarez and Gerardo Garc{\'i}a-Castrillo and Eduardo L{\'o}pez and Cruz Palac{\'i}n and Jes{\'u}s Souza Troncoso and Ana Ramos},
  journal={Acta Oceanologica Sinica},
  year={2013},
  volume={32},
  pages={47-55}
}
Insular marine biotas are often richer in faunal diversity than those from the open sea in the same geographical region. The existence of particular island effects were tested under polar conditions by comparing infaunal benthic assemblages on Peter I Island with those of similar latitudes in the open ocean at the Bellingshausen Sea and also from the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. Sampling was carried out aboard the R/V Hespérides during the expedition named BENTART-2003 from 24 January to 3… 
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