Title: World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) integrates approximately 100 marine datbases to provide an authoritative and comprehensive list of marine organisms. WoRMS has an editorial system where taxonomic groups are managed by experts responsible for the quality of the information. WorMS register of marine species emerged from the European Register of Marine Species (ERMS) and the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ). WoRMS made contributions to Census of Marine Life and the Encyclopedia of Life.
Access: Open
Start Date: 2008
Country: Belgium
Reuse: Open
Deposit: Credentialed individuals researching marine life
Type: Institutional


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