Contributors

Editor in Chief
Rachel Collin - Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Email: collinr@si.edu
Seaweeds
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
D. Wilson Freshwater - Center for Marine Science University of North Carolina Wilmington. Email: freshwaterw@uncw.edu
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)
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: Cyanopyta, 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.
Nemerteans
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
Svetalana Maslakova - Oregon Institute of Marine Biology University of Oregon. Email: svetlana@uoregon.edu
Images contributed by:
Svetalana Maslakova - University of Oregon
Translations by:
Svetalana Maslakova - University of Oregon
Hydroids
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
Maria Pia Miglietta - Department of Marine Biology Texas A&M University. Email: miglietm@tamug.edu
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.
Tunicates
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
Rosana Rocha - Departamento de Zoologia Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil. Email: rmrocha@ufpr.br
Images contributed by:
Rosana Rocha - Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil.
Meghan Rock
Translations by:
Euichi Hirose - University Ryukyus - (Japanese)
Noa Shenkar - Tel-Aviv University - (Hebrew)
Rosana Rocha - Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil (Portuguese; Spanish)
Sea Anemones
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
Estefania Rodriguez - American Museum of Natural History. Email: erodriguez@amnh.org
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 OH (1949) A Survey of the Ptychodactiaria, Corallimorpharia and Actiniaria. Vol. 1, no. 1. Almqvist & Wiksells boktr.; Häussermann V & Försterra G (2010). Marine Benthic Fauna of Chilean Patagonia: An Illustrated Identification Guide. pp. 1000.
Sponges
Terms and Definitions contributed by:
Robert W. Thacker - Department of Ecology and Evolution Stony Brook University. Email: robert.thacker@stonybrook.edu
Images contributed by:
Eduardo Hajdu - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Meghan Rock
Translations by:
Eduardo Hajdu - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese)
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.
Molluscs
Angel Valdes - CSU Pomona
Fish
James Van Tassell - Hofstra University
Gerald R. Allen - Western Australian Museum
This project is supported by the National Science Foundation's Division of Environmental Biology through an award titled "Advancing Revisionary Taxonomy and Systematics: Integrative Research and Training in Tropical Taxonomy" (DEB-1456674). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.