Laboratory of ecology of coastal bottom communities


Head: Dr. V.O. Mokievsky

The main areas of research

  • Benthos communities of the shelf zone (micro- and macro-phytobenthos, macro-zoobenthos, meiobenthos and benthic protozoa): their diversity, structure and functioning
  • Natural and anthropogenic variability of coastal bottom ecosystems
  • Invading species and their impact on the benthic flora and fauna structure and productivity
  • Pelagiс processes and benthic communities



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Decrease in biodiversity of the Black Sea coastal bottom communities
after the invasion of comb-bearers Mnemiopsis leidyi



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