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WoRMS press release: Ten remarkable new marine species from 2023
WoRMS press release: Ten remarkable new marine species from 2023
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WoRMS press release: Ten remarkable new marine species from 2023

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!
New release of the Bio-Oracle dataset v3
New release of the Bio-Oracle dataset v3
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New release of the Bio-Oracle dataset v3

Bio-Oracle provides environmental data of the world ocean for present and future climate change scenarios. These data are mainly used by Lifewatch users to link biodiversity occurrence data to environmental conditions and predict the future distribution of marine species. The new version offers increased spatial and temporal resolution.
Call for nominations for the WoRMS Top-Ten Marine Species of 2023
Call for nominations for the WoRMS Top-Ten Marine Species of 2023
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Call for nominations for the WoRMS Top-Ten Marine Species of 2023

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!
Corallosphere integrated into the World List of Scleractinia
Corallosphere integrated into the World List of Scleractinia
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Corallosphere integrated into the World List of Scleractinia

Back in 2019, the Data Management Team received the request to integrate the content of Corallosphere into WoRMS, and make sure it would also be part of the World List of Scleractinia, one of the WoRMS sub-registers. It took a while, but this integration is now completed!