An authoritative classification and catalogue of marine names

Nonionina inflata Alth, 1850, author: Le Coze, François
  
Trichoplax adhaerens, author: Schierwater, Bernd
  
Gnathophausia zoea, author: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  
Charadrius semipalmatus - Semipalmated Plover, author: Chardine, John
  
Xenoturbella churro
  

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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. ...

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! ...

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