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Laboratory on the Galathea.
From left:
Torben Wolff (sorting bottom samples)
P.H. Krarup (Medusa specialist) and
Sv. Aa. Horsted, later Director of greenland fishing research

The two famous sea anemones
The expedition found two white sea anemones attached to a rock brought up from the Philippine Trench, more than 10,000 metres below sea level. This moved the depth limit of known life in the sea down by more than 2.5 km.



Foto: Torben Wolf

 

In the memory of
The Scientific Leader
Of The Galathea Expedition

DR. Anton Frederik Bruun

Lecturer of Oceanology
At The University Of Copenhagen

*1901   †1961


The three men heading the voyage
From left to right: Captain Svend Greve, Head of Expedition Dr Anton Bruun, and Head of Press Relations Journalist Hakon Mielche.
Photo: From the book "Danske ekspeditioner på verdenshavene"

The catch is studied with keen interest.
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Scientific Results of The Danish Deep-Sea Expedition
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The majority of the direct scientific results based on material collected during the Galathea 2 Expedition have been published in the Galathea Report series (1956 to the present), comprising more than 4,000 pages in 20 volumes. On these webpages the contents of all papers published in the series are available as searcheable pdf-documents.
For more information, please contact Associate Professor/Curator, Ph. D. Danny Eibye-Jacobsen  or Curatorial Assistent:  Majken Them Jensen
The specimens from Galathea II, described in Galathea Report have been indexed by DanBIF (www.danbif.dk) and are searchable via GBIF (www.gbif.org). A list of taxa can be seen here.

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Volume 05 - Galathea Report      Copenhagen 1961
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  ♦ Contents.   pp 001-006 .................................................................................................................................................. galathea-vol.05-pp_001-006 (pdf........58 kb)
  ♦ AAKESSON, BERTIL: Some observations on Pelagosphaera larvae (Sipunculoidae).   pp 007-018 ............................ galathea-vol.05-pp_007-018 (pdf......743 kb)
          Plates 01-06 (pdf...4.622 kb)  
  ♦ COHEN, DANIEL M.: On the identity of the species of the fish genus Argentina in the Indian Ocean.    pp 019-022 ... galathea-vol.05-pp_019-022 (pdf......186 kb)
  ♦ BARNARD, JERRY LAURENS: Gammaridean Amphipoda from the depths of 400 to 6000 meters.    pp 023-128 ........ galathea-vol.05-pp_023-128 (pdf...7.175 kb)
  ♦ WOLFF, TORBEN: Animal life from a single abyssal trawling.    pp 123-162 .................................................................
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          Plates 07-10 (pdf...8.880 kb)  
  ♦ KNUDSEN, JØRGEN: The bathyal and the abyssal Xylophaga (Pholadidae, Bivalvia).    pp 163-209 ............................ galathea-vol.05-pp_163-209 (pdf...4.509 kb)

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Volume 06 - Galathea Report     Copenhagen 1962   In the memory of ...
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  THE SYSTEMATICS AND BIOLOGY OF BATHYAL AND ABYSSAL ISOPODA ASELLOTA   By TORBEN WOLFF  
  ♦ CORRECTIONS to volume 6 (pdf.......29 kb)....................................Contents. ........................................   pp 001-009  
  ♦   I.  Preface. ..........................................................................................................................................   pp 009-010  
  ♦  II.  Introduction. ..................................................................................................................................   pp 010-014  
  ♦ III. Terminology. ..................................................................................................................................   pp 015-016  
 
   .............................................................................................................................................pp 001-016 ....................
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  ♦ IV. Systematic Part.  
             Classification of the Asellota. ..................................................................................................................   p 017  
 
The significance of various characters in the taxonomy. ...............................................................   pp 018-020
 
 
Stenetrioidea. ..................................................................................................................................   pp 021-028
 
 
Paraselloidea. ..................................................................................................................................   pp 029-048
 
 
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             Echinothambematidae. .............................................................................................................................   p 049  
             Thambematidae. .......................................................................................................................................   p 049  
 
Haploniscidae. .................................................................................................................................   pp 049-059
 
             Munnidae. ........................................................................................................................................   pp 059-062  
 
The Dendrotion-Antias-Abyssianira  complex. ..............................................................................   pp 063-064
 
 
Dendrotionidae. ...............................................................................................................................   pp 064-068
 
 
Antiasidae. ......................................................................................................................................   pp 069-070
 
 
Ischnomesidae. ...............................................................................................................................   pp 071-089
 
 
Macrostylidae. .................................................................................................................................   pp 090-108
 
 
   .............................................................................................................................................pp 049-108 ....................
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Eurycopidae. ...................................................................................................................................   pp 108-182
 
 
Munnopsidae. ..................................................................................................................................   pp 183-205
 
 
   .............................................................................................................................................pp 108 - 205 ....................
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  ♦ List of generic synonyms of Stenetrioidae and Paraselloidae. .......................................................................   p 206  
  ♦ General Part .  
 
A. Postmarsupial development. .......................................................................................................   pp 206-213
 
 
B. Reproduction. ..............................................................................................................................   pp 214-222
 
 
C. Hermaphroditism in Isopoda. .......................................................................................................   pp 213-228
 
 
D. Some characteristics of deep-sea Asselota. .............................................................................   pp 229-238
 
 
E. The food of some deep-sea Asselota. .......................................................................................   pp 238-244
 
 
F. Habitat. .........................................................................................................................................  pp 245-247 
 
 
   .............................................................................................................................................pp 206-247 ....................
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G. Distribution of the marine Asellota. .............................................................................................   pp 248-302
 
 
H. Summary. ....................................................................................................................................   pp 303-306
 
 
J. References. ................................................................................................................................   pp 307-315
 
 
   .............................................................................................................................................pp 248-315 ....................
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  ♦        K. Index. ..........................................................................................................................................   pp 315-320 galathea-vol.06-pp_315-320 (pdf......390 kb)
 
        Plates 01-05 (pdf...5.470 kb)  -  Plates 06-010 (pdf...6.250 kb)  -  Plates 11-15 (pdf...5.402 kb)  -  Plates 16-19 (pdf...7.157 kb)

Laboratory on the Galathea
Volume 07 - Galathea Report     Copenhagen 1964
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  ♦ Contents.   pp 001-006 ................................................................................................................................................... galathea-vol.07-pp_001-006 (pdf........51 kb)

 

♦ KIILERICH, ALF: Hydrographical data.   pp 007-028 ....................................................................................................... galathea-vol.07-pp_007-028 (pdf...1.478 kb)
  ♦ CASTLE, PETER H. J.: Deep-sea eels: Family Synaphobranchidae.   pp 029-042 ......................................................... galathea-vol.07-pp_029-042 (pdf...1.212 kb)
  ♦ TIXIER-DURIVAULT, A.: Stolonifera et Alcyonacea.   pp 043-058 ................................................................................. galathea-vol.07-pp_043-058 (pdf...1.413 kb)
  ♦ MILLAR, R. H.: Ascidiacea: Additional Material.   pp 059-062 ........................................................................................ galathea-vol.07-pp_059-062 (pdf......237 kb)
          Plate 01 (pdf......509 kb)  
  ♦ LÉVI, CLAUDE: Spongiaires des zones bathyale, abyssale et hadale.   pp 063-112 .................................................... galathea-vol.07-pp_063-112 (pdf...3.369 kb)
          Plates 02-11 (pdf...1.431 kb)  
  ♦ NIELSEN, JØRGEN: Fishes from depths exceeding 6000 meters.   pp 113-124 ............................................................. galathea-vol.07-pp_113-124 (pdf...1.007 kb)
  ♦ KNUDSEN, JØRGEN: Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from depths exceeding 6000 meters.   pp 125-136 ........................ galathea-vol.07-pp_125-136 (pdf......930 kb)
  ♦ MUNK, OLE: The eyes of three benthic deep-sea fishes caught at great depths.   pp 125-136 ................................... galathea-vol.07-pp_137-149 (pdf...1.152 kb)
          Plates 12-14 (pdf......774 kb)  
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