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Exploration of the deep-sea fauna of Papua New Guinea
Pante, E.; Corbari, L.; Thubaut, J.; Chan, T.-Y.; Mana, R.; Boisselier, M.-C.; Bouchet, P.; Samadi, S. (2012). Exploration of the deep-sea fauna of Papua New Guinea. Oceanography 25(3): 214-225. hdl.handle.net/10.5670/oceanog.2012.65
In: Oceanography. Oceanography Society: Washington DC. ISSN 1042-8275, more
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  • Pante, E.
  • Corbari, L.
  • Thubaut, J.
  • Chan, T.-Y.
  • Mana, R.
  • Boisselier, M.-C.
  • Bouchet, P., more
  • Samadi, S.

Abstract
    Little is known of New Guinea's deep benthic communities. In fall 2010, the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, and University of Papua New Guinea spearheaded an international three-leg cruise, BioPapua, aimed at exploring the deep waters of eastern Papua New Guinea and its satellite islands. Special attention was given to faunal assemblages associated with sunken wood and decomposing vegetation as well as seamount summits and slopes. In this article, we review the information available on the deep ecosystems of Papua New Guinea and summarize preliminary results of the BioPapua cruise.

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