Monographic series completed

Paul Valentich Scott pvscott at SBNATURE2.ORG
Thu Nov 16 15:21:34 CST 2000

The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is pleased to announce the
completion of a monographic series

Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Barbara Channel

Full information is available at:
<> .

        The Taxonomic Atlas is the most comprehensive publication series
ever written on Pacific Ocean invertebrates. The 14 volume series includes
descriptions and illustrations of 1,385 species of invertebrates. Included
in the 3,681 page series are detailed descriptions of 150 new species.
        The Taxonomic Atlas incorporates marine benthic invertebrates in the
Point Conception region of southern California (34°N) at depths from 50 to
1000 meters. Each volume contains an introduction to the faunal group,
collection and preparation methodology, and a glossary of terms, as well as
descriptions, distributions and illustrations of all species.
The series covers the Porifera, Platyhelminthes, Nemertea, Cnidaria,
Annelida (4 volumes), Mollusca (2 volumes), Arthropoda (3 volumes), Bryozoa,
Brachiopoda, Sipuncula, Echiura, Echinodermata, Hemicordata and Cordata.
Each section is authored by an international expert in field, with  a total
of 44 scientists participating in the project.

        This is a "must have" publication for libraries, teachers,
taxonomists, invertebrate zoologists, biologists, and environmental

For further information contact:
Patricia Sadeghian
Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 USA
Phone 805-682-4711, ext 319 * fax 805-569-3170 * email
psadeghian at <mailto:psadeghian at> 

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