An authoritative classification and catalogue of marine names

Chrysochromulina polylepis, author: Larsen, Jacob
  
Lernanthropus trachuri from Brian, A 1906
  
Spatangus purpureus, author: Pillon, Roberto
  
Gammarus tigrinus, author: Roelen, Lodewijk
  
Columbella adansoni, author: Natural History Museum Rotterdam
  

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LifeWatch-WoRMS Nematoda Editor Workshop

Added on: 2022-04-27 11:05:40 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
In the week of 21-25 February 2022, ten Nematoda experts met online with the WoRMS Data Management team (DMT), to set priorities and clear goals for the extension on the integration of ecological and biogeographical information within Nemys. ...

User tutorial videos available on WoRMS

Added on: 2022-03-29 09:42:47 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Last year, the WoRMS Data Management Team (DMT) created instruction videos for the WoRMS editors, to assist them in their online editing activities. Now, the DMT is releasing a series of short tutorial videos specifically aimed at our users. ...

WoRMS press release: Ten remarkable new marine species from 2021

Added on: 2022-03-18 11:44:44 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
As 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! ...

WoRMS partners with International Seabed Authority for enhanced deep-sea taxonomic info & standardization in the Area

Added on: 2022-03-10 09:01:15 by Vandepitte, Leen
On 1 March 2022, the International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) formalized their partnership to strengthen their mutual efforts on advancing deep-sea taxonomic information and standardization in the Area. ...

WoRMS Philanthropy grants 2021

Added on: 2022-02-25 16:18:34 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
During 2021, the VLIZ Philanthropy program was able to issue four grants to support WoRMS editors in making WoRMS more complete. This resulted in about 5.100 edits and additions to WoRMS and its sub-registers. ...

Aphia database structure updated to improve nomenclatural consistency

Added on: 2022-02-15 16:47:03 by Vandepitte, Leen
The Aphia database structure has now been adapted to align with the guidelines from the paper “Improving nomenclatural consistency: a decade of experience in the World Register of Marine Species”. ...

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