• Annelids of the eastern Australian abyss collected by the 2017 RV ‘Investigator’ voyage 

      Gunton, Laetitia M; Kupriyanova, Elena K.; Alvestad, Tom; Avery, Lynda; Blake, James A.; Biriukova, Olga; Böggemann, Markus; Borisova, Polina B.; Budaeva, Nataliya; Burghardt, Ingo; Capa, Maria; Georgieva, Magdalena N.; Glasby, Christopher J.; Hsueh, Pan-Wen; Hutchings, Pat; Jimi, Naoto; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Meißner, Karin; Murray, Anna; Nikolic, Mark; Paxton, Hannelore; Ramos, Dino; Schulze, Anja; Sobczyk, Robert; Watson, Charlotte; Wiklund, Helena; Wilson, Robin S.; Zhadan, Anna; Jinghuai, Zhang; Langeneck, Joachim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In Australia, the deep-water (bathyal and abyssal) benthic invertebrate fauna is poorly known in comparison with that of shallow (subtidal and shelf) habitats. Benthic fauna from the deep eastern Australian margin was ...
    • The Current State of Eunicida (Annelida) Systematics and Biodiversity 

      Zanol, Joana; Carrera-Parra, Luis F.; Steiner, Tatiana Menchini; Amaral, Antonia Cecilia Z.; Wiklund, Helena; Ravara, Ascensão; Budaeva, Nataliya (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In this study, we analyze the current state of knowledge on extant Eunicida systematics, morphology, feeding, life history, habitat, ecology, distribution patterns, local diversity and exploitation. Eunicida is an order ...
    • Helmutneris vadum, a new species of Lumbrineridae (Annelida) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia 

      Borisova, Polina; Budaeva, Nataliya (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      A new species of Lumbrineridae, Helmutneris vadum n. sp., is described from shallow waters near Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia. The new species differs from two other known species of Helmutneris ...
    • The lower bathyal and abyssal seafloor fauna of eastern Australia 

      O'Hara, Timothy D.; Williams, Alan; Ahyong, Shane T.; Alderslade, P.; Alvestad, Tom; Bray, D.; Burghardt, Ingo; Budaeva, Nataliya; Criscione, F.; Crowther, A.L.; Ekins, M.; Eléaume, M.; Farrelly, C.A.; Finn, J.K.; Georgieva, Magdalena N.; Graham, A.; Gomon, M.; Gowlett-Holmes, K.; Gunton, L.M.; Hallan, A.; Hosie, A.M.; Hutchings, Pat; Kise, H.; Köhler, F.; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Kupriyanova, Elena; Lu, C.C.; Mackenzie, M.; Mah, C.; MacIntosh, H.; Merrin, Kelly L.; Miskelly, A.; Mitchell, M.L.; Moore, K.; Murray, Anna; O'loughlin, P.M.; Paxton, Hannelore; Pogonoski, J.J.; Staples, D.; Watson, J.E.; Wilson, Robin S.; Zhang, J.; Bax, N.J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Our knowledge of the benthic fauna at lower bathyal to abyssal (LBA, > 2000 m) depths off Eastern Australia was very limited with only a few samples having been collected from these habitats over the last ...
    • New and Poorly Known Species of Peniagone (Holothuroidea, Elpidiidae) from the Northwest Pacific Ocean with Discussion on Phylogeny of the Genus 

      Kremenetskaia, Antonina; Gebruk, Andrey; Alt, Claudia H.S.; Budaeva, Nataliya (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The northwest Pacific fauna of Peniagone includes at least seven species. In the present study we considered the following six species: Peniagone dubia and P. mus are re-described, P. minuta and P. saveljevae are described ...
    • New insights into the morphology and evolution of the ventral pharynx and jaws in Histriobdellidae (Eunicida, Annelida) 

      Tzetlin, Alexander; Budaeva, Nataliya; Vortsepneva, Elena; Helm, Conrad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-11-19)
      The jaw apparatus in several annelid families represents a powerful tool for systematic approaches and evolutionary investigations. Nevertheless, for several taxa, this character complex has scarcely been investigated, and ...
    • Phylogeny and Cryptic Diversity of Diopatra (Onuphidae, Annelida) in the East Atlantic 

      Hektoen, Martin Mejdell; Willassen, Endre; Budaeva, Nataliya (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Diopatra Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833 is a species rich genus that is common in tropical and subtropical regions. The genus is readily identified by its striking, spiral branchiae, but species identification has historically ...
    • When molecules support morphology: Phylogenetic reconstruction of the family Onuphidae (Eunicida, Annelida) based on 16S rDNA and 18S rDNA 

      Budaeva, Nataliya; Schepetov, Dmitry; Zanol, Joana; Neretina, Tatiana; Willassen, Endre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-01)
      Onuphid polychaetes are tubicolous marine worms commonly reported worldwide from intertidal areas to hadal depths. They often dominate in benthic communities and have economic importance in aquaculture and recreational ...