Report of the ICES Study Group on Integrated Morphological and Molecular Taxonomy 2012. Málaga (Spain),29-30/03/2012.
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AuthorsAugustin, C.; Benfield, M.; Bresnan, E.; Bucklin, A.; Chicharo, A.; Cook, K.; Santos, A. dos; Laakmann, S.; Margonski, P.; O'Brien, T.; Renz, J.; Yebra, L. (Lidia); ICES
Since its inception by the WGZE and set up at the ASC in 2009, the Study Group on Integrated Morphological and Molecular Taxonomy (SGIMT) has encouraged and facilitated discussions among concerned scientists and at ICES Expert Group meetings. During 2012, SGIMT met in association with the ICES Working Group on Zooplankton Ecology (WGZE) meeting in Málaga, Spain. The meeting included a plenary session with the WGZE on 29 March 2012 and a dedicated meeting on 30 March 2012. The primary goals of the meeting were to hear suggestions and presentations from SGIMT members; review the group’s previous ToRs, reports and recommendations; consider guidance and suggestions from WGZE; and prioritize future ToRs in relation to the expertise of SGIMT members. SGIMT encountered unforeseen challenges in its first two years, slowing progress on the initial ToRs. Most useful were varied comments and suggestions offered by individuals responding to a 2009 SGIMT questionnaire, including ...