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240,178 accepted species of which 224,866 checked (94%)
442,428 species names including synonyms
549,789 taxon names (infraspecies to kingdoms)
51,681 images of which 25,941 checked (50%)
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About WoRMS

With WoRMS we aim to provide the most authoritative list of names of all marine species globally, ever published.

WoRMS is a contribution to Lifewatch, Catalogue of Life, Encyclopedia of Life,
Global Biodiversity Information Facility and the Census of Marine Life.
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Chinese Register of Marine Species - ChaRMS - launched!

Added on: 2016-05-03 18:48:08 by Vandepitte, Leen
WoRMS is pleased to announce the launch of the Chinese Register of Marine Species (ChARMS).

Taxonomy symposium honours leading scientist (and WoRMS editor)

Added on: 2016-04-29 09:17:31 by Vandepitte, Leen
A symposium to honour the retirement of Dr Dennis Gordon, a long-time WoRMS Editor, has been held in Wellington, New Zealand. In addition to being a world expert on Bryozoa, he led a project of international scientists to produce the benchmark three-volume New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity (2009-2012), that included more than 56,200 living and 14,700 fossil species. ...

Amphipoda editors meet in Oostende

Added on: 2016-04-05 17:09:20 by Vandepitte, Leen
On April 4-5, 22 of the 32 Amphipoda editors met in Oostende, to further complete the World Amphipoda Database (WAD). ...

NeMys launches two new identification keys: Rhynchonema & Monhysteridae

Added on: 2016-03-30 14:51:04 by Guilini, Katja
While the editorial team is working hard behind the scene to have the list of free-living marine nematodes as complete and up-to-date as possible by this summer, one of the first accomplishments was reached from the long run aims. That is adding new identification keys based on up to date taxonomic information. ...

Winner of the WoRMS Achievement Award

Added on: 2016-03-16 08:40:58 by Vandepitte, Leen
It is a great pleasure to be able to announce to the WoRMS community that the first winner of the WoRMS Achievement Award is Philippe Bouchet. ...

Launch of the Hong-Kong Register of Marine Species – HKRMS -, a new regional list within WoRMS.

Added on: 2016-03-14 13:25:49 by Vandepitte, Leen
Upon request of Terence Ng - researcher at the Swire Institute of Marine Science in Hong-Kong – a regional register for Hong-Kong has been created within WoRMS. ...

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We ask you to cite the individual global or regional species lists, or species pages as appropriate. Their citations are shown on their web pages. The database as a whole is to be cited as follows:

WoRMS Editorial Board (2016). World Register of Marine Species. Available from http://www.marinespecies.org at VLIZ. Accessed 2016-05-05

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