Laboratory of ocean benthic fauna


Head: Prof. A.V. Gebruk
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The main areas of research

  • Large-scale distribution patterns of benthic fauna in the World Ocean
  • Composition, distribution, ecology and history of deep-sea benthic fauna
  • Adaptations of deep-sea fauna
  • Biogeographic zoning of the World Ocean floor
  • Structural and functional features of deep-sea benthic communities



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Hydrothermal and methane discharges in the World Ocean. Regions with specific fauna:
West Pacific, North-East Pacific, East Pacific, the Atlantic and Indian Oceans


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