The species is named in honour of Evgenii Emmanuilovich Borisovets, the head of the laboratory of commercial invertebrates of Far Eastern Seas at Pacific Fisheries Research Center (TINRO–Center) and one of the best lecturers of Far Eastern Federal University
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