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MARINE SPECIES RICHNESS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE
INDO-PACIFIC BIODIVERSITY GRADIENT

PROJECT OBJECTIVES:

  • Characterize issues of rarity
  • Address the issue of the magnitude of species richness and diversity
  • Species singularity
  • Environmental assessment
  • Training and capacity building
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08.06.04 - Mollusc Association / Some molluscs are particularly associated with cnidarians (commonly living in soft and hard corals). Incredibly to date, there have been 15 species seen alive for the first time... Read More - Dr. Marco Oliverio, Italy-
06.06.04 - When We Dredge / Generally what's remarkable here is we are able to find species at 80m that are usually collected in deeper areas (400m). The best explanation so far would be...
Read More -Dr. Bertrand Richer de Forges, New Caledonia-
27.06.04 - An Amazing Number / The astonishing diversity of this group is manifested by the ratio of 370 registered to date in this project to 622 species currently known to the whole Philippines. And the numbers may still be rising, just like the newest finding yesterday of 2 specimens belonging to the order Acochlidiacea...
Read More -Manuel Malaquias, U.K.-
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