Check-list of species of free-living invertebrates of the Russian Far Eastern seas.

Sirenko, B. I., ed. (2013) Check-list of species of free-living invertebrates of the Russian Far Eastern seas. Open Access . Explorations of the fauna of the seas, 75 = 83 . Russian Academy of Sciences, Zoological Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia, 258 pp.

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The list contains approximately 8500 species of free-living invertebrates, inhabiting 5 defined regions of the Far Eastern seas of Russia: northern and north-western parts of the Sea of Japan (1), waters off the south-eastern Sakhalin and Southern Kurile Islands (2), Sea of Okhotsk (3), waters off the middle and northern Kurile Islands, south-eastern Kamchatka Peninsula and Commander Islands (4) and the western part of the Bering Sea (5) and also Kuril-Kamchatka Trench. The list was compiled from material deposited in collections of museums and institutes, from literature data and also from unpublished data of the authors. For every species data on the discoveries in each region mentioned are given. 1164 species are mentioned for the fauna of Russia for the first time. Sixty four experienced taxonomists from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and Estonia participated in compiling the lists.
The book may be of interest to zoologists, zoogeographers, marine biologists, and ecologists and also to teachers and students of biological faculties of universities.

Document Type: Book
ISSN: 0386-077X
Projects: Enrichment
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2016 07:55
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2019 10:02

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