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Kinorhyncha - a poorly known and neglected animal phylum. Mapping the mud dragons of Norway.

The project had 5 major objectives: To collect intertidal (and to some extent deep-sea) sediment samples To undertake morphological species determination, and identification of the species likely to be new to Norway and/or science To characterize molecularly the Kinorhyncha species detected in Norwegian waters; To provide state-of-the-art descriptions of newly discovered species; To establish a comprehensive overview on the biodiversity and geographic distribution of the Norwegian Kinorhyncha fauna.

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Occurrence; Specimen; artsprosjekt:56-12


Espen Strand
  • Originator
University of Oslo
Birger Neuhaus
  • Originator
Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science
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10115 Berlin
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Christian Svindseth
  • Metadata Provider
  • User
Martin Vinther Sørensen
  • Originator
Associate Professor, Curator
Natural History Museum of Denmark
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Lutz Bachmann
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
University of Oslo
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Jonas Thormar
  • Originator
University of Oslo

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [57.963, 4.433], North East [71.186, 31.168]

Taxonomic Coverage


Phylum Kinorhyncha

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers b4fc23e2-df21-4756-8029-e8ace96e6589