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General documentation

Websites
A world wide tour of websites about marine life.

Hawai'i Vancouver Monterey Clipperton Carribean Sea South Norway British Isles Kerguelen Malaysia, Singapore North Philippines Australia, Victoria Kamtchatka

Naturalist guides
Large audience books for the identification of marine species of west Europe.

Découvrir la Méditerranée ,  S. Weinberg, (ed. Nathan nature).
Découvrir l'Atlantique, la Manche ... ,  S. Weinberg, (ed. Nathan nature).
La vie sous-marine en Méditerranée ,  Berbauer, Humberg, (ed. Vigot).
Guide des bords de mer ,  Hayward, Nelson-Smith, Shields, (Delachaux et Niestlé).
Guide des poissons, Méditerranée et Atlantique ,  H. Debelius, (PLB éditions).
Mediterranean and Atlantic Invertebrate Guide ,  Wirtz, Debelius, (ConchBooks).


References
University works on biology and identification of marine species of west Europe.

Baehr, J-C., Maissiat, J., Picaud, J-L., Biologie Animale Invertébrés, Dunod, 1998, Paris.
Baehr, J-C., Maissiat, J., Picaud, J-L., Biologie Animale Vertébrés, Dunod, 2000, 2004, Paris.
Beaumont, A., Cassier, P., Biologie Animale, Des Protozoaires aux Métazoaires épithélioneuriens, Tome I, Dunod, 1998, 2004, Paris.
Beaumont, A., Cassier, P., Biologie Animale, Des Protozoaires aux Métazoaires épithélioneuriens, Tome II, Dunod, 2000, Paris.
Hayward, P. J., Ryland, J. S., Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe, Oxford University Press, 1995, Oxford.

Classification

Websites

MarBEF :  European register of marine species (in English).
Systema Naturae 2000 :  Taxonomic classification of life (in English).


References

Lecointre, G., Le Guyader, H., Classification Phylogénétique du Vivant, Editions Belin, 2001, Paris.

Unicellular planktons, larvae and small organisms

Websites

Marine diatoms :  Identification of diatoms of Brittany (in Fr and Engl).
Le plancton marin :  Identification of marine plankton (in Fr).
Diatom Collection :  Portal and identification of Diatoms (English).
Micropolitan Museum :  Identification of marine and freshwater plankton (Engl).
Mikroscopia :  Forum about identifications and microcospic observations (Fr).
Virtual pond dip :  Observation of living forms in a pond (Engl).


Naturalist guides

Loir M., Guide des Diatomées, Delachaux et Niestlé, 2004, Paris.


References

Trégouboff, G., Rose, M., Manuel de Planctonologie Méditerranéenne Tome I-II, Editions CNRS, 1978, Paris.

Sponges

Websites

Sponges (Porifera) :  Portal listing websites about sponge identification (Plurilingual).

Naturalist guides

Gilli, A., Maillard, P., Plongée dans le Monde des Spongiaires, FFESSM, 2000, Marseille.

Cnidarians

Websites

The Hydrozoa Directory :  Illustrated classification of Hydrozoans (Engl).
Anthozoa :  Portal listing websites about Anthozoan identification (Plurilingual).


References

Grassé, P-P., Doumenc, D., Traité de Zoologie, Tome III, Cnidaires, Anthozoaires Editions Masson, 1987, Paris.
Bouillon, Medel, Pagès, Gili, Boero and Gravili, Fauna of the Mediterranean Hydrozoa Institut de Ciències del Mar, 2004, Barcelona, Spain.

Molluscs

Websites

Mediterranean slug site :  Portal and identification of nudibranchs (Engl, Germ).
Sea Slug Forum :  Classification, identification of Nudibranchs (in English).

Bryozoans

Websites

Recent and Fossil Bryozoa :  Pluri-information about Bryozoans (in English).

Phoronids

Websites

Phoronida :  Pluri-informations and identification of Phoronids (in Fr, Engl, Sp).

Arthropods

Websites

Crustikon :  Classification, identification of Crustaceans (in English).

Echinoderms

Websites

Développement des échinodermes :  Echinoderm biology (in French).
Le monde des échinodermes :  Pluri-information about echinoderms (in Fr).

Tunicates

Websites

Ascidians.com :  Classification, identification of Ascidians (in English).
Manteltiere (Tunicata) :  Portal listing websites about Ascidian identification (Plurilingual).
Pelagic Tunicates  :  Description, pelagic tunicates from Pacifique (in English).

Fishes

Websites

FishBase :  Database of fish identification (Plurilingual).


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