Mironov A.N.1, Améziane N.2, Eléaume M.P.2 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. Crinoidea // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.11. No.1: 112–119 [in English].

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

2 Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Départment Milieux et Peuplements Aquatiques, UMR 7208-BOREA MNHN–CNRS–UPMC-IRD, 43 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France. E-mails: ameziane@mnhn.fr , eleaume@mnhn.fr

ABSTRACT: An annotated check-list is given of Crinoidea species occurring deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. The check-list is based on published data. The check-list includes 21 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, Crinoidea.

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