The fauna collected associated with subfossil Lophelia pertusa and Dendrophyllia cornigera coral samples and hardgrounds from Albanian waters between 190?230 m is discussed. Eighty-three benthic species are recorded: 2 Foraminifera, 22 Porifera, 6 Cnidaria, 25 Mollusca, 14 Annelida, 1 Arthropoda, 12 Bryozoa, and 1 Echinodermata. Seventy-four species are new records for the poorly investigated Albanian deep waters.
Cold-water corals, biodiversity, Mediterranean basin, Adriatic Sea, Albania, Lophelia pertusa, Dendrophyllia cornigera, deep-water benthos
NASTO, INA; CARDONE, FRINE; MASTROTOTARO, FRANCESCO; PANETTA, PIERO; ROSSO, ANTONIETTA; SANFILIPPO, ROSANNA; TAVIANI, MARCO; and TURSI, ANGELO
"Benthic invertebrates associated with subfossil cold-water coral frames and hardgrounds in the Albanian deep waters (Adriatic Sea),"
Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 42:
4, Article 2.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol42/iss4/2