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9th Edition Species List is released

The 9th Edition of A Taxonomic Listing of Benthic Macro- and Megainvertebrates from Infaunal and Epibenthic Monitoring Programs in the Southern California Bight is now available. It is in searchable PDF format. This edition is expected to remain available until it is superceded by the fully online species database.

Upcoming SCAMIT Meetings

Monday 8 September 2014 9:30–3:30
Bight ’13 Miscellaneous Phyla FID at San Diego.

This second Misc Phyla meeting will be concentrating on difficult and unusual FIDs from Bight ’13 stations outside the normal bathymetric range for monitoring stations. This next meeting is to focus on rare/unusual problem animals to see if we can reach consensus, even if only for a provisional name, rather than verifying vouchers or assisting others with FIDs of more “common” species.

Monday 22 September 2014 9:30–3:30
Bight ’13 Polychaetes at NHMLAC, Polychaete Collections Room. Note date and room change.

Bight ’13 polychaete taxonomists will meet to discuss and resolve problem identifications, review voucher specimens, and present new provisional taxa. Park in the Museum’s own lot on the SW side of building (entrance on east side of Bill Robertson Lane) and tell the cashier you’re here for a SCAMIT meeting. Check in with security at the SW staff entrance to the museum in the Jean Delacour Auditorium Foyer.

Questions? Contact: Leslie Harris at lharris@nhm.org or Larry Lovell at llovell@lacsd.org.

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