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Scattered marine cave biodiversity data to find home in new database WoRCS, Project Report

(Pensoft Publishers) Considered 'biodiversity reservoirs,' most underwater caves are yet to be explored. Furthermore, species diversity and distributional data is currently scattered enough to seriously hinder conservation status assessments. Thereby, a large international team of scientists has undertaken the World Register of marine Cave Species (WoRCS) initiative meant to aggregate the data needed to provide information vital for evidence-based conservation.
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