Christopher Mah, Ph.D. (U. of Illinois; currently at Smithsonian Institution)
- assistance with starfish identifications
David Pawson, Ph.D. (Smithsonian Institution) - holothurian identification
Charles Messing, Ph.D. (Nova Southeastern University) - crinoid identifications
Susan DeVictor (Southeast Regional Taxonomic Center) - review, edits,
and contributions of photographs
Oceanica photos by Leslie Sautter
Southeast Regional Taxonomic Center (SERTC) photos by Susan DeVictor
Gulf Coast Research Lab (GCRL) photos by Jerry McLelland
(1) Clark, A.M. & M.E. Downey. 1992.
Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall, London. 794 pp.
(2) Hendler, G., J.E. Miller, D.L. Pawson & P.M. Kier. 1995.
Sea stars, sea urchins and allies: Echinoderms of Florida
and the Caribbean. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington,
D.C. 390 pp.
(3) Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes. 2004.
Invertebrate Zoology, 7th Ed. Thompson/Brooks/Cole. 989 pp.
The Charleston Bump 2003 research cruise was supported by NOAA
taxonomic gallery was developed with support from the College
Dept. of Geology and Environmental
Geolsciences, the Univ. of South Carolina's
Marine Science Program, and
the NOAA Coastal Services Center.
NOAA Coastal Services Center is a generous supporter of Project Oceanica.
Publication of Project
Oceanica, created by Leslie Sautter.
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