Naturalis Marine Expedition: Results marine biodiversity of St. Eustatius

In September, a report on the preliminary results of the Statia Marine Biodiversity Expedition (from June 2015) was published. This expedition served as the rst extensive baseline study to explore the marine biota of St. Eustatius, a small island belonging to the Caribbean Netherlands on the boundary between the eastern Caribbean Sea and the West Atlantic. Various undescribed species were discovered during the expedition. In addition, already described species were reported that previously were not known to occur in the Caribbean or even in the Atlantic Ocean. 

This news article was published in BioNews 29

BioNews is produced by the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance and funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

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