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Sea snake Hydrophis pachycercos from Vietnam
Mitrocomella millardae from Pagès, Gili & Bouillon, 1992.tif
Rhizophora mangle L., author: Flandroy, Julien
Chrysochromulina polylepis, author: Larsen, Jacob
Oscarella balibaloi, author: Pérez Thierry



What's that sound?

Added on: 2024-01-09 12:22:56 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
A Global Inventory of Sound Production Brings Us One Step Closer to Understanding Aquatic Ecosystems. ...

Five Decades in Carcinology - Tribute to Jim Lowry

Added on: 2023-12-08 12:49:58 by Vandepitte, Leen
On 6th December 2023 a Festschrift in honour of the late Dr James K. (Jim) Lowry (1942–2021), renowned Amphipod taxonomist and WoRMS editor, was published by the Records of Australian Museum. ...

Awardees for the 2023 WoRMS Achievement & Early Career Researcher Award known

Added on: 2023-12-06 13:41:50 by Vandepitte, Leen
This year, Peter Schuchert has been honored with the WoRMS Achievement Award, and the WoRMS Early Career Researcher Award goes to Tristan Verhoeff. ...

Call for nominations for the WoRMS Top-Ten Marine Species of 2023

Added on: 2023-11-29 15:49:46 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Once again taxonomists have continued to publish many wonderful new species throughout the last year. As we approach the end of 2023 it is time to think about nominations for The WoRMS Top Ten Marine Species of 2023! ...

In memoriam: Crinoidea editor Charles Messing

Added on: 2023-11-13 17:02:53 by Vandepitte, Leen
Over the weekend, the WoRMS Data Management Team received the sad news that Charles – Chuck - Messing has passed away. ...

Ocean Census and WoRMS Announce Partnership to Enhance Rapid Discovery and Identification of Marine Life

Added on: 2023-10-09 14:57:09 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Collaboration with network of volunteer taxonomic specialists key to mission to accelerate the discovery of ocean life. ...

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