Language: English with bilingual summary in English and Russian
This is a catalogue of the Recent bivalve mollusks of the continental coast of the Sea of Japan/East Sea (from Busan in the south to Tatarsky Strait in the north), compiled for the first time, which contains 367 species and subspecies belonging to 57 families. For each species, the regional distribution in Korea, by provinces, and in the historical region of Primorye in Russia, for two areas – southern and middle/northern Primorye, is given, as well as verified zonal-geographical characteristics, and taxonomic and/or distributional notes. For 197 species, bibliographic references related to all aspects of biology and ecology of the region, including journal and book articles, proceedings of conferences, and collective monographs, are provided. The catalogue is supplemented with photographs of 192 species and 49 drawings of bivalves.