NEW ADDITIONS TO THE FAUNA OF BRYOZOA CHEILOSTOMATA OF THE BLACK SEA
Valentina I. Gontar
Pages: 361-369 Published: 1 Jun 2014
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Abstract: Investigation of the fauna and flora in the Black Sea has started during the eighteenth century earlier than in other marine and freshwater basins this part of the World. Literature data were analyzed together with new data obtained and it permitted to revise the bryozoan fauna. New genus Miravitrea and new species Miravitrea reingardtae for the fauna were described. The sea inhabits sixteen species and one variety cheilostomate bryozoa which are mainly autochthonic elements.
Keywords: bryozoa, cheilostomata, new species, fauna, ecology