An authoritative classification and catalogue of marine names

Cerianthus membranaceus, author: Pillon, Roberto
Electra pilosa (Linnaeus, 1767), author: VLIZ (Decleer)
Dasya baillouviana (S.G.Gmelin) Montagne, 1841, author: F.E. Moy
Schisturella pulchra (Hansen,  1887)
Dusky grouper - Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834), author: Harmelin, Jean-Georges



New collaboration between WoRMS and Edaphobase

Added on: 2024-06-06 13:10:51 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Edaphobase and WoRMS started a collaboration on the exchange of taxonomic information on soil biodiversity. ...

FADA and WoRMS Announce a Renewed Collaboration

Added on: 2024-06-04 13:24:41 by Vandepitte, Leen
The Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment Initiative (FADA) is pleased to announce a renewed start and partnership with the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), managed by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ). ...

MBARI and WoRMS: Collaborating to build open datasets of ocean life with FathomNet

Added on: 2024-05-28 17:21:09 by Vandepitte, Leen
What do artificial intelligence, marine life, taxonomy, and images have in common? The answer in one word is FathomNet, but the collaboration goes way beyond that. MBARI and WoRMS team up to enhance the use of AI in marine research. ...

Cnidaria editors participated in the very first 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! ...

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