Laboratory of Ocean Benthic Fauna
Head: Prof. Andrey Gebruk
Marine Ecology Department
The main directions of study:
Large-scale distribution patterns of benthic fauna in the World Ocean.
Composition, distribution, ecology and the formation history of the main benthic fauna biotopes.
Adaptations of deep-sea fauna.
Biogeographic zoning of the World Ocean floor.
Structural and functional features of deep-sea benthic communities.