Gebruk A.V.1, Smirnov A.V.2, Rogacheva A.V.1 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. Holothuroidea // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.11. No.1: 156–180 [in English].

1 P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nakhimovsky Pr., 36, Moscow, 117997, Russia. E-mails: agebruk@ocean.ru  antonina@ocean.ru

2 Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab., 1, St.-Petersburg, 199034, Russia. E-mail: sav_11@inbox.ru

ABSTRACT: An annotated check-list is given of Holothuroidea species occurring deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. The check-list is based on published data. The check-list includes 78 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, Holothuroidea.

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