An authoritative classification and catalogue of marine names

Dinophysis norvegica, author: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Dalhousie University, Rajashree Gouda
  
Strigamia maritima male, Loch Linnhe, Scotland, author: Barber, Tony
  
Oscarella balibaloi, author: Pérez Thierry
  
Gnathophausia zoea, author: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
     

News

rss

Cnidaria editors participated in the very first LifeWatch-WoRMS Cnidaria Workshop

Added on: 2024-05-22 17:14:04 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
From February 27-29 2024, editors and experts on Cnidaria convened in Ostend to enhance the data and capabilities of their portals and pages in WoRMS. ...

Successful applicants announced for the “One Thousand Reasons” campaign

Added on: 2024-04-02 08:49:12 by Vandepitte, Leen
In a major stride towards understanding the mysteries of our oceans, the International Seabed Authority (ISA), in collaboration with the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) and supported by the European Union, is excited to announce the successful applicants for the groundbreaking “One Thousand Reasons” campaign. ...

WoRMS press release: Ten remarkable new marine species from 2023

Added on: 2024-03-19 01:26:25 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! ...

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. ...

[Add] [Older news... ]

Currently in WoRMS

Accepted marine species

245 933 (98% checked)


Marine species names, including synonyms

507 769


Species with image

46 004 (62% checked)