Sanamyan K.E. 2014. Deep-sea fauna of European seas: An annotated species check-list of benthic invertebrates living deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. Ascidiacea // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.11. No.1: 13–24 [in English].

Kamchatka Branch of the Pacific Institute of Geography, Far-Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Partizanskaya str., 6, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, 683000, Russia. E-mail: ascidiacea@sanamyan.com

ABSTRACT: An annotated check-list is given of Ascidiacea species occurring deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. The check-list is based on published data. The check-list includes 54 species. For each species synonymy, data on localities in European seas and general species distribution are provided. Station data are presented separately in the present thematic issue.

KEY WORDS: deep-sea fauna, European seas, Ascidiacea.

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