An authoritative classification and catalogue of marine names
WoRMS Philanthropy grants 2022
Added on: 2023-03-28 11:37:11 by Dekeyzer, StefanieDuring 2022, the VLIZ Philanthropy program was able to issue three grants to support WoRMS editors in making WoRMS more complete. This resulted in about 18.000 edits and additions to WoRMS and its sub-registers. ...
WoRMS press release: Ten remarkable new marine species from 2022
Added on: 2023-03-19 00:55:02 by Dekeyzer, StefanieAs for previous years, the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) has again released its annual list of the top-ten marine species described by researchers during the past year to coincide with World Taxonomist Appreciation Day on March 19th! ...
Explore the traits in WoRMS and Aphia with a brand-new R Shiny application
Added on: 2023-01-30 16:24:45 by Dekeyzer, StefanieWith this new R Shiny application, you can explore all trait information in the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) and its underlying Aphia database in a more advanced way, for instance by combining different traits and combining traits with standardized distributions. ...
Call for nominations for the WoRMS Top-Ten Marine Species of 2022
Added on: 2022-12-19 15:58:17 by Dekeyzer, StefanieOnce again taxonomists have continued to publish many wonderful new species throughout the last year. As we approach the end of 2022 it is time to think about nominations for The WoRMS Top Ten Marine Species of 2022! ...
Official launch of AlgaeTraits, a trait database for (European) seaweeds
Added on: 2022-12-14 15:14:15 by Vandepitte, LeenAlgaeTraits provides standardised trait information for all European seaweeds, enabling the use of trait-based approaches over broad taxonomic, spatial and temporal scales. AlgaeTraits is a thematic subregister of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) which links to AlgaeBase, the most complete database on global algal taxonomic information. ...
Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the World Register of Marine Species
Added on: 2022-11-17 09:33:07 by Vandepitte, LeenYou might have already heard… The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year! And we do not want to let this birthday pass unnoticed… ...
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Accepted marine species
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Marine species names, including synonyms
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