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TASCMAR collection mission in Rodrigues island yields a rich collection of sponges, including species new to science

TASCMAR collection mission in Rodrigues island yields a rich collection of sponges, including species new to science

Article provided by Dr Anne Bialecki, Université de la Réunion During a TASCMAR collection mission to Rodrigues island organised in October 2016 by Dr Anne Bialecki of the University of Reunion Island, about 25 sponge..


TASCMAR partner Pierre Guerin Technologies recognized as a driver for innovation in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region

TASCMAR project partner Pierre Guerin Technologies, leading the development of innovative equipment for microbial cultivation in work package 5, is recognized by the ADI Nouvelle-Aquitaine (Agence de Développement et d’Innovation) as a leader in scientific innovation...


New TASCMAR organized research topic in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science

New TASCMAR organized research topic in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science

TASCMAR coordinators Prof. Jamal Ouzzani and Prof. Yehuda Benayahu are organizing a Research Topic ‘EU Project TASCMAR – A Springboard for Accelerating the Valorisation of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems’ in the open-access journal Frontiers in Marine Science as..


TASCMAR @ the NRCT-IOC/WESTPAC International Meeting on Marine Introduced Species and Marine Debris in Coral Reefs

TASCMAR @ the NRCT-IOC/WESTPAC International Meeting on Marine Introduced Species and Marine Debris in Coral Reefs

The meeting was held in Bangkok on 28-29 August 2017 and included over 60 participants from 10 countries. The organization was led by TASCMAR’s Professor Suchana Chavanich of Chulalongkorn University and main sponsors included the..


In TASCMAR, project partners are more than just project partners…

In TASCMAR, project partners are more than just project partners…

Gift of Andalusian olive oil and tomatoes from Pedro and Carolina of iMare to TASCMAR coordinator Jamal Ouazzani and researcher Gérladine Le Goff of CNRS, further to their recent project collaboration.    


First results suggest new species of sponge collected by TASCMAR scientists in Rodrigues (western Indian Ocean)

As presented at the 10th World Sponge Conference (Galway, Ireland, 25-30 June 2017) by Dr Nicole de Voogd of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Netherlands), first results indicate the discovery of a new species of sponge..


TASCMAR @ MaFNaP2017

TASCMAR @ MaFNaP2017

TASCMAR scientists from the University of Athens attended the 2nd International Conference of Marine Fungal Natural Products (MaFNaP2017, 27-29 June 2017), giving a poster and oral presentation on the Exploitation of Marine Microorganisms for the Isolation of..


The deep blue biodiversity has no limit: New species of octocorals discovered by TASCMAR scientists from  mesophotic reefs of Eilat (northern Red Sea)

The deep blue biodiversity has no limit: New species of octocorals discovered by TASCMAR scientists from mesophotic reefs of Eilat (northern Red Sea)

TASCMAR scientists, in their exploration of the ocean’s mesophotic zone in Eilat, have discovered species of octocorals previously unknown to science. Two major discoveries were made, led by TASCMAR researchers at Tel Aviv University. First, a..


eu-flag      TASCMAR is a collaborative European research project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under grant agreement N° 634674.