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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 157–158 | Cite as

Caught in the act: an abyssal isopod collected while feeding on Komokiaceae

  • Torben Riehl
  • Simon Bober
  • Ivan Voltski
  • Marina V. Malyutina
  • Angelika Brandt
Oceanarium

Notes

Acknowledgments

Funding: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (03G0237A). The help of the captain and crew of RV Sonne and sorters is acknowledged. Lidia Lins kindly proofread the initial manuscript. This is Vema-TRANSIT publication #1.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zoological Museum, Centre of Natural HistoryUniversity of HamburgHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Department of Geological and Environmental SciencesBen-Gurion University of the NegevBeer-ShevaIsrael
  3. 3.A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FEB RAS)Far Eastern Federal UniversityVladivostokRussia

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