Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Southern Expedition: What we found

The results of the Southern Expedition for the Mega Marine Survey are out! These include seven species new to science and more than 160 new records for Singapore!

A massive 30 articles outline the results and had to be published in two volumes in the Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 34 Part I and Part II. Some of these will be featured on the Mega Marine Survey facebook page in the coming weeks.

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 2016 Supplement No. 34 (Part I of II)

The Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey: Singapore Strait International Workshop (2013) (Part II of II)

Edited by: Tan Koh Siang & Linda Goh

COVER [pdf]

CONTENTS P. i [pdf]

The Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey Singapore Strait International Workshop 2013. K. S. Tan, K. S. Koh, J. Y. Ng & L. Goh. Pp. 1-7. [pdf]

First time surveying meiofauna in Singapore. R. C. Neves, J. Brand, B. Q. Gan & H. Reichert Pp. 8-12. [pdf]

Marine algae of the South China Sea bordered by Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. S.-M. Phang, H.-Y. Yeong, E. T. Ganzon-Fortes, K. Lewmanomont, A. Prathep, L. N. Hau, G. S. Gerung & K. S. Tan Pp. 13-59. [pdf]

Seagrass habitats in Singapore: Environmental drivers and key processes. L. J. McKenzie, S. M. Yaakub, R. Tan, J. Seymour & R. L. Yoshida Pp. 60-77. [pdf]

Marine micro-phytoplankton of Singapore, with a review of harmful microalgae in the region. T. H. Tan, C. P. Leaw, S. C. Y. Leong, L. P. Lim, S. M. Chew, S. T. Teng & P. T. Lim Pp. 78-96. [pdf]

Description of a new species of sponge encrusting on a sessile gastropod in the Singapore Strait. S. C. Lim & K. S. Tan Pp. 97-103. [pdf]

Inventory of sponge fauna from the Singapore Strait to Taiwan Strait along the western coastline of the South China Sea. S. C. Lim, S. Putchakarn, M.-Q. Thai, D. Wang & Y.-S. Huang. Pp. 104-129. [pdf]

First records of pseudocerotid flatworms (Platyhelminthes: Polycladida: Cotylea) from Singapore: A taxonomic report with remarks on colour variation. D. M. Bolaños, B. Q. Gan & R. S. L. Ong Pp. 130-169. [pdf]

Sea anemones (Cnidaria: Actiniaria) of Singapore: Re-descriptions of Paracondylactis singaporensis (England, 1987) and P. hertwigi (Wassilieff, 1908). D. G. Fautin & R. Tan Pp. 170-177. [pdf]

Marine Annelida (excluding clitellates and siboglinids) from the South China Sea. C. J. Glasby, Y.-L. Lee & P.-W. Hsueh. Pp. 178-234. [pdf]

New records of peanut worms (Sipuncula) from Singapore. P.-W. Hsueh & K. S. Tan Pp. 235-240. [pdf]

A checklist of the barnacles (Cirripedia: Thoracica) of Singapore and neighbouring waters. D. S. Jones & A. M. Hosie Pp. 241-311. [pdf]

Designation of neotypes for Cyrtophium orientale Dana, 1853; Podocerus brasiliensis (Dana, 1853) and P. cristatus(Thomson, 1879) and the description of a new species Podocerus cyrenensis (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Podoceridae). L. E. Hughes. Pp. 312-330. [pdf]

Re-description of the fish parasitic “tongue biter” Cymothoa rhina Schioedte & Meinert, 1884 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) from Singapore. N. L. Bruce, M. B. Martin, K. A. Hadfield & B. F. Nowak Pp. 331-342. [pdf]

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 2016 Supplement No. 34 (Part II of II)

The Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey: Singapore Strait International Workshop (2013) (Part II of II)

Edited by: Tan Koh Siang & Linda Goh

COVER [pdf]

CONTENTS Pp. i-ii [pdf]

An updated and annotated checklist of marine and brackish caridean shrimps of Singapore (Crustacea, Decapoda). A. Anker & S. De Grave. Pp. 343-454. [pdf]

Results of the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey International Workshops 2012 and 2013: Stomatopod Crustacea.S. T. Ahyong Pp. 455-469. [pdf]

A new species of land hermit crab in the genus Coenobita Latreille, 1829 from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, previously confused with C. cavipes Stimpson, 1858 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Coenobitidae). D. L. Rahayu, H.-T. Shih & P. K. L. Ng Pp. 470-488. [pdf]

Squat lobsters (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Galatheidae) from Singapore, with description of a new species of the genus Galathea Fabricius, 1793. C.-W. Lin & M. Osawa Pp. 489-498. [pdf]

Revision of Polyonyx pedalis Nobili, 1906 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Porcellanidae), with descriptions of three new species. M. Osawa & P. K. L. Ng Pp. 499-518. [pdf]

Nursia tohae, a new species of coral rubble mimic crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Leucosiidae) from the Philippines and Singapore P. K. L. Ng & H. Komatsu Pp. 519-527. [pdf]

Shell-bearing gastropod molluscs of the Singapore Strait. K. Sanpanich & S. K. Tan. Pp. 528-538. [pdf]

Lucinid bivalves of Singapore and their relationships (Bivalvia: Lucinidae). E. A. Glover, S. T. Williams & J. D. Taylor Pp. 539-565. [pdf]

An updated checklist of the cephalopods of the South China Sea. M. D. Norman, J. Nabhitabhata & C. C. Lu Pp. 566-592. [pdf]

Checklist of Singapore Bryozoa and Entoprocta. K. J. Tilbrook & D. P. Gordon. Pp. 593-603. [pdf]

Bryozoa of the South China Sea—an overview. D. P. Gordon Pp. 604-618. [pdf]

Brittle stars of Ophiodermatidae and Ophiolepididae (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophiurida: Ophiurina) collected from the Singapore Strait. T. Fujita Pp. 619-626. [pdf]

Extant Crinoidea (Echinodermata) of Singapore. C. G. Messing & T. S. Tay. Pp. 627-658. [pdf]

Crinoid diversity in the subtidal non-coral reef habitats of Singapore. T. S. Tay & J. K. Y. Low Pp. 659-665. [pdf]

Sea cucumbers (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) collected from the Singapore Strait. J. Y. Ong, I. Wirawati & H. P. S. Wong Pp. 666-717. [pdf]

State of knowledge of ascidian diversity in South China Sea and new records for Singapore. S. S. C. Lee, J. Y. H. Chan, S. L. M. Teo & G. Lambert. Pp. 718-743. [pdf]

An updated checklist of the gobioid fishes of Singapore. H. K. Larson, Z. Jaafar & K. K. P. Lim Pp. 744-757. [pdf]

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