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Thanks to many hands the World Register for Marine Species is becoming more complete

Added on: 2017-02-10 09:25:44 by Fockedey, Nancy
The World register for marine species (WoRMS) aspires to contain all marine species ever described worldwide in one list. With the financial assistance of the project LifeWatch we were able to organize several data grants, meetings and workshops for experts in the course of 2016 designed to further improve this register and continue to complete it. The result? Thousands of new names added, a revision of (tens of) thousands already available names, and the development of new portals and tools, helping the user and editor community in accessing and utilizing WoRMS. ...

Aristotle and marine biodiversity

Added on: 2016-12-15 12:16:56 by Vandepitte, Leen
Although many people are not aware of this, Aristotle has made many contributions to the field of marine biology. To celebrate his specific contributions, we are featuring 5 stories linking Aristotle's scientific contributions to taxonomy, ecology and species distributions to current day initiatives. ...

Big brother is watching you!

Added on: 2016-12-08 14:01:15 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Find out more about the four Birdcams currently installed in the Belgian Marine LifeWatch Observatory ...

The LifeWatch Wallonia-Brussels team publishes their ecotope database of the Walloon region

Added on: 2016-11-24 10:17:24 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
This prototype of object-based landscape description provides more than 80 biotic and abiotic variables for functionally homogeneous landscape units. Online navigation tools help you navigate through the integrated information layers and the database is available for ecological modelers. ...

Heading south or north: novel insights on European silver eel Anguilla anguilla migration in the North Sea

Added on: 2016-11-22 11:04:56 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
New publication about the LifeWatch.be Fish Acoustic Receiver Network ...

Nutritional Stress Causes Heterogeneous Relationships with Multi-Trait FA in Lesser Black-Backed Gull Chicks

Added on: 2016-11-22 10:15:58 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Interesting new publication about an aviary experiment ...

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