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Marine organisms

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View Resource WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species

Maintained by the National Museum of Natural History in the Netherlands, the Register is primarily a list of species with some information on common names and on geographic and bathymetric distribution. References to the source literature have not yet been added but are available through the hyperlinked and searchable "Bibliography on the Marine Biota."

http://www.marinespecies.org
View Resource Gulf of Maine Aquarium

The Gulf of Maine Aquarium Web site is an abundant resource on marine ecosystems. From communication strategies of marine mammals to coral reefs in Belize, the site uses descriptive text and vivid photos to explore a variety of topics related to ocean life. With each menu expanding into a number of further selections, the site is a maze of topics that allows users to navigate through a vast amount...

https://www.gmri.org/
View Resource OBIS: Ocean Biogeographic Information System

Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) is "a user-friendly, web-based provider of global geo-referenced information on accurately identified marine species" developed by the international research program Census of Marine Life. OBIS can be used to integrate information from a host of stand-alone databases including biological, physical, and chemical oceanographic data on a selected species...

http://www.iobis.org/
View Resource Marine Invertebrate Larvae: A Study in Morphological Diversity

In this Web site, courtesy of Dr. Thurston Lacalli of the University of Saskatchewan, visitors will find an excellent collection of marine invertebrate larvae images. Consisting mainly of transmission electron micrographs, the image gallery may be accessed through a graphical or text-only menu. The phylogenetic tree layout of the graphical menu helps familiarize visitors with invertebrate...

http://scaa.usask.ca/gallery/lacalli/
View Resource Census of Marine Life: Census of the Diversity of Abyssal Marine Life

A field project of the multi-national Census of Marine Life, the Census of the Diversity of Abyssal Marine Life (CeDAMar) was created to document "actual species diversity of abyssal plains as a basis for global change research and for a better understanding of historical causes and actual ecological factors regulating biodiversity." This site provides Deep-Sea researchers with a forum for...

http://www.coml.org/census-diversity-abyssal-marine-life-ced...
View Resource European Register of Marine Species

This website presents the European Register of Marine Species, an EU-funded marine biodiversity research consortium involving research groups in nine European nations. An ultimate goal of the project was to "produce a register of marine species in Europe, linked with a bibliography of identification guides, register of taxonomic experts, locations of collections of reference specimens, and an...

http://www.marbef.org/data/erms.php
View Resource Rutgers University: Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences -Deep Sea Microbiology Lab

As part of the Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences at Rutgers University, Dr. Costantino Vetriani's Deep Sea Microbiology Lab focuses on "the physiology, ecology and evolutionary relationships of deep-sea prokaryotes, with an emphasis on deep-sea hydrothermal vents and cold seeps"." The Microbiology Lab website includes a Publications section which lists book chapters and a number of...

https://marine.rutgers.edu/deep-seamicrobiology/
View Resource Marine Biological Laboratory

In 1888, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) was started in Woods Hole, and since then it has served as a place for world-class biologists and ecologists to gather and work together. Their ambitions are very broad and admirable, and visitors should start by reading through the introduction in the "About MBL" section before looking around further. Most visitors will then want to go to the...

http://www.mbl.edu/