Contributors

Actiniaria (Sea Anemones)
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
Estefania Rodriguez - American Museum of Natural History
Images contributed by:
Estefania Rodriguez - American Museum of Natural History
Meghan Rock
Translations by:
Estefania Rodriguez - American Museum of Natural History (Spanish)
Translations and images were also sourced from the following references:
Carlgren O (1949) A Survey of the Ptychodactiaria, Corallimorpharia and Actiniaria. Vol. 1, no. 1. K. Svenska Vetenskapsakad. Handl. Häussermann V & Försterra G (Eds) (2009). Marine Benthic Fauna of Chilean Patagonia. Santiago, Nature in Focus, pp. 1000
Chlorophyta (Green Algae)
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
D. Wilson Freshwater - University of North Carolina Wilmington
Images contributed by:
Maycol Madrid - Universidad de Panama
Cindy Fernandez - Universidad de Costa Rica
Participants of Tropical Field Phycology 2015
Translations by:
Eresto Peña - Universidad de Valle, Colombia (Spanish)
Maycol Madrid - Universidad de Panama (Spanish)
Cindy Fernandez - Universidad de Costa Rica (Spanish)
Talita Vieira - Universidade de São Paulo (Portuguese)
Mariana Mungioli - Universidade de São Paulo (Portuguese)
Suzanne Fredericq - University of Louisiana at Lafayette (French
Dutch)
Anchana Prathep - Prince of Songkla University, HatYai, Thailand (Thai)
Suppattra Pongparadon - Prince of Songkla University, HatYai, Thailand (Thai)
Jaruwan Mayakul - Prince of Songkla University, HatYai, Thailand (Thai)
Translations and images were also sourced from the following references:
Dawes CJ, Mathieson AC (2008) The Seaweeds of Florida.; Dawes CJ, Mathieson AC (2008) The Seaweeds of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. viii+ 591 pp.; Hine AE (1976) A Glossary of Phycological Terms for Students of Marine Macroalgae - An Aid for Interpreting Keys and Descriptions Relating to the Four Divisions of Macroalgae: Cyanophyta, Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, and Rhodophyta. University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA. xiii+ 80 pp.; Schneider CW, Searles RB (1991) Seaweeds of the Southeastern United States - Cape Hatteras to Cape Canaveral. Duke University Press, Durham, NC, USA. xiv+ 553 pp.; Stearn WT (1992) Botanical Latin. Timber Press, Inc., Portland, OR, USA. xiv+ 546 pp.
Hydrozoa (Hydroids)
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
Maria Pia Miglietta - Texas A&M University
Translations by:
Manuel M. González-Duarte - Department of Ecology, Center for Marine Conservation, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - Chile (Spanish)
Jonathan W. Lawley - Laboratory for Cnidarian Studies and Cultivation, Biosciences Institute, University of São Paulo - Brazil (Portuguese)
Eric Yukihiro - Universidade Federal Do ABC - Brazil (Portuguese)
Thaís Pires Miranda - Biosciences Institute, University of São Paulo - Brazil (Portuguese)
Translations and images were also sourced from the following references:
Bouillon J, Gravili C, Pagès F, Gili J-M, Boero F (2006). An introduction to Hydrozoa. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (1936), 194. Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle: Paris.
Nemertea (Ribbon Worms)
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
Svetlana Maslakova - University of Oregon Svetlana Maslakova - University of Oregon
Images contributed by:
Svetlana Maslakova - University of Oregon
Translations by:
Svetlana Maslakova - University of Oregon
Phaeophyceae (Brown Algae)
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
D. Wilson Freshwater - University of North Carolina Wilmington
Images contributed by:
Maycol Madrid - Universidad de Panama
Cindy Fernandez - Universidad de Costa Rica
Participants of Tropical Field Phycology 2015
Translations by:
Eresto Peña - Universidad de Valle, Colombia (Spanish)
Maycol Madrid - Universidad de Panama (Spanish)
Cindy Fernandez - Universidad de Costa Rica (Spanish)
Talita Vieira - Universidade de São Paulo (Portuguese)
Mariana Mungioli - Universidade de São Paulo (Portuguese)
Suzanne Fredericq - University of Louisiana at Lafayette (French
Dutch)
Anchana Prathep - Prince of Songkla University, HatYai, Thailand (Thai)
Suppattra Pongparadon - Prince of Songkla University, HatYai, Thailand (Thai)
Jaruwan Mayakul - Prince of Songkla University, HatYai, Thailand (Thai)
Translations and images were also sourced from the following references:
Dawes CJ, Mathieson AC (2008) The Seaweeds of Florida.; Dawes CJ, Mathieson AC (2008) The Seaweeds of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. viii+ 591 pp.; Hine AE (1976) A Glossary of Phycological Terms for Students of Marine Macroalgae - An Aid for Interpreting Keys and Descriptions Relating to the Four Divisions of Macroalgae: Cyanophyta, Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, and Rhodophyta. University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA. xiii+ 80 pp.; Schneider CW, Searles RB (1991) Seaweeds of the Southeastern United States - Cape Hatteras to Cape Canaveral. Duke University Press, Durham, NC, USA. xiv+ 553 pp.; Stearn WT (1992) Botanical Latin. Timber Press, Inc., Portland, OR, USA. xiv+ 546 pp.
Porifera (Sponges)
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
Robert W. Thacker - Stony Brook University
Images contributed by:
Eduardo Hajdu - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Meghan Rock
Translations by:
Eduardo Hajdu - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese)
Alicia Pérez-Porro - National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (Spanish)
Translations and images were also sourced from the following references:
Boury-Esnault N and Ruetzler K (2007) Thesaurus of Sponge Morphology. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology Number 596. 55 pages, 306 figures; Thacker RW, Díaz MC, Kerner A, Vignes-Lebbe R, Segerdell E, Haendel MA, & Mungall CJ (2014) The Porifera Ontology (PORO): enhancing sponge systematics with an anatomy ontology. Journal of Biomedical Semantics. 5(1): 39; Hajdu E, Peixinho S, Fernandez JCC (2011) Esponjas Marinhas da Bahia: Guia de campo e laboratório. Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro. Pp. 276.
Rhodophyta (Red Algae)
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
D. Wilson Freshwater - University of North Carolina Wilmington
Images contributed by:
Maycol Madrid - Universidad de Panama
Cindy Fernandez - Universidad de Costa Rica
Participants of Tropical Field Phycology 2015
Translations by:
Eresto Peña - Universidad de Valle, Colombia (Spanish)
Maycol Madrid - Universidad de Panama (Spanish)
Cindy Fernandez - Universidad de Costa Rica (Spanish)
Talita Vieira - Universidade de São Paulo (Portuguese)
Mariana Mungioli - Universidade de São Paulo (Portuguese)
Suzanne Fredericq - University of Louisiana at Lafayette (French
Dutch)
Anchana Prathep - Prince of Songkla University, HatYai, Thailand (Thai)
Suppattra Pongparadon - Prince of Songkla University, HatYai, Thailand (Thai)
Jaruwan Mayakul - Prince of Songkla University, HatYai, Thailand (Thai)
Translations and images were also sourced from the following references:
Dawes CJ, Mathieson AC (2008) The Seaweeds of Florida.; Dawes CJ, Mathieson AC (2008) The Seaweeds of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. viii+ 591 pp.; Hine AE (1976) A Glossary of Phycological Terms for Students of Marine Macroalgae - An Aid for Interpreting Keys and Descriptions Relating to the Four Divisions of Macroalgae: Cyanophyta, Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta, and Rhodophyta. University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA. xiii+ 80 pp.; Schneider CW, Searles RB (1991) Seaweeds of the Southeastern United States - Cape Hatteras to Cape Canaveral. Duke University Press, Durham, NC, USA. xiv+ 553 pp.; Secilla A (2012) La familia Ceramiaceae sensu lato en la costa de Bizkaia. GuineanA 18, 369 pp.; Stearn WT (1992) Botanical Latin. Timber Press, Inc., Portland, OR, USA. xiv+ 546 pp.
Tunicata (Sea Squirts)
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
Rosana Rocha - Departamento de Zoologia Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil. Email: rmrocha@ufpr.br
Gretchen Lambert - Friday Harbor Labs, USA
Images contributed by:
Rosana M. Rocha - Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil.
Joyce Ana Teixeira - Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil.
Meghan Rock
Translations by:
Eva-Maria Natzer - Bavarian Natural History Collections (German)
Euichi Hirose - University Ryukyus (Japanese)
Françoise Monniot - Museum Nationalle d'Histoire Naturelle (French)
Noa Shenkar - Tel-Aviv University (Hebrew)
Rosana Rocha - Universidade Federal do Paraná (Portuguese)
Xavier Turon - Center for Advanced Studies of Blanes (Spanish)
Translations and images were also sourced from the following references:
Berrill NJ (1950) The Tunicata. With an account of the British species. Ray Society, London, 354 pp.; Kott P (1985) The Australian Ascidiacea part 1, Phlebobranchia and Stolidobranchia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 23: 1–440; Kott P (1990). The Australian Ascidiacea, part 2, Aplousobranchia (1). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 29(1): 1–226; Kott P (1992). The Australian Ascidiacea part 3, Aplousobranchia (2). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 32(2): 375–620; Kott P (2001). The australian Ascidiacea Part 4, Aplousobranchia (3), Didemnidae. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 47(1): 1–407.
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