Daily Archives: May 10, 2012

BIOTA-FAPESP launches e-book on benthic organisms

By Fábio de Castro

Agência FAPESP – The BIOTA-FAPESP program recently released its e-book, Biodiversity and Benthic Marine Ecosystems on the Northern São Paulo Coast, Southeastern Brazil. In 550 illustrated pages, the publication presents an integrated inventory of fauna associated with marine substrates – benthic organisms – on the northern São Paulo coast. This highly diverse and complex biota includes important organisms in the biogeochemical cycles of oceans and seas.

The content is the result of the Thematic Project “Benthic Marine Biodiversity in São Paulo State,” funded by FAPESP from 2000 to 2005 and coordinated by Antonia Cecília Zacagnini Amaral, of the Department of Zoology at the Biology Institute of Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). …… >>Read More<<

Source and Photo: FAPESP, April 25th, 2012
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