Laboratory of Polar Biology & Oceanobiology

Research profile:

  • Invertebrate diversity of Southern Ocean, the participation in the SCAR Marine Biodiversity Information Network (SCAR-MarBIN) project; preparation of Admiralty Bay Benthos Diversity Data Base (ABBED) as a part of  SCAR-Mar-BIN project. As a result of this database the comprehensive list of taxa of Admiralty Bay was prepared.
  • Biology, ecology, taxonomy and biogeography of Antarctic diatoms, polychaetes, peracarid crustaceans and echinoderms
  • Ecology of Antarctic zoobenthos communities ? environmental gradients, distribution; diversity of communities versus habitat complexity and heterogeneity.
  • Tanaid (Crustacea Tanaidacea) taxonomy and phylogeny, diversity and biogeography in North Atlantic, southeastern Australia, coral reefs and geologically active ecosystems.
  • Faunistics of of Lepidoptera
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