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Table 3 Average density and relative abundance of valid nematode species found in the deepest part of the Kandalaksha Depression (averaged across 4 cruises), with known habitat indicated

From: Nematode assemblages from the Kandalaksha Depression (White Sea, 251–288 m water depth)

Species Average density, ind./10 cm2 Average % in assemblage Formerly known habitat
Aegialoalaimus elegans De Man 1907 0.3 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.0 A
Amphimonhystera galea Fadeeva 1984 0.4 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 B
Aponema bathyalis Kovalyev et Miljutina 2009 32.0 ± 12.1 5.8 ± 1.6 C
Aponema minutissima Kovalyev et Miljutina 2009 13.1 ± 6.0 2.4 ± 1.1 C
Cervonema proximamphidium Tchesunov 2000 0.7 ± 0.4 0.3 ± 0.2 D
Daptonema modestum Tchesunov 1990c 3.5 ± 2.1 0.5 ± 0.2 B
Desmoscolex paragranulatus Decraemer et Tchesunov 1996 1.1 ± 0.8 0.2 ± 0.1 B
Desmoscolex petaloides Lorenzen 1972 1.0 ± 0.4 0.3 ± 0.1 B
Diplopeltula incisa Southern 1914 1.2 ± 0.5 0.5 ± 0.2 B
Filipjeva arctica Ditlevsen 1928 2.2 ± 1.0 1.1 ± 0.7 A
Filipjeva filipjevi Tchesunov 1988a 23.7 ± 5.7 8.1 ± 1.5 B
Fusivermis fertilis Tchesunov 1996 4.4 ± 2.7 0.8 ± 0.3 B
Geomonhystera disjuncta (Bastian 1865) Jacobs 1987 1.2 ± 0.6 0.4 ± 0.3 B
Gerlachius lissus (Gerlach 1956) Andrássy 1976 0.1 ± 0.1 0.0 ± 0.0 A
Intasia monchystera Tchesunov et Miljutina 2008 2.8 ± 0.9 0.8 ± 0.3 C
Marisalbinema galtsovae Tchesunov 1990c 1.2 ± 1.0 0.5 ± 0.5 D
Pselionema simplex De Coninck 1942 3.6 ± 1.2 0.8 ± 0.2 B
Sabatieria ornata Ditlevsen 1918 41.2 ± 6.4 17.3 ± 2.5 A
Thalassomonhystera bathyslandica Riemann 1995 0.1 ± 0.1 0.0 ± 0.0 E
  1. A: wide-spread in the North Atlantic (including shallow waters), not previously reported from Kandalaksha Bay; B: known from shallow-water North Atlantic sites and the tidal and/or upper subtidal zone of Kandalaksha Bay; C: described during this study; D: described from the lower subtidal zone of Kandalaksha Bay (depth ca. 70 m) and not recorded elsewhere; and E: previously only known from the deep Atlantic