Janssen R., Krylova E.M. 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. Bivalvia // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.11. No.1: 43–82 [in English].

Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum, Senckenberganlage 25, D–60325 Frankfurt a. Main, Germany. E-mail: ronald.janssen@senckenberg.de

P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nakhimovsky Pr., 36, Moscow, 117997 Russia. E-mail: elen@ocean.ru

ABSTRACT: An annotated check-list is given of Bivalvia species occurring deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. The check-list is based on published data. The check-list includes 252 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, Bivalvia.

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