New nudibranchs to Norway – more knowledge on diversity of sea slugs

Five new species of sea slugs (nudibranchs) have been found in Norwegian coastal waters for the first time. Intensive field work over the last few years have provided new knowledge on distribution and abundance on several species not often observed. These results are a part of our long-going project on diversity of Norwegian nudibranchs we have had running since 1997. Continue reading New nudibranchs to Norway – more knowledge on diversity of sea slugs

Field-work at Hitra – teaching marine biodiversity

Every October we teach a course in marine biodiversity. Being a practical course we are based at a suitable location at the island Hitra and use the research vessel “Gunnerus” to work from. Students are assigned tasks making them qualified to sample and prepare organisms, organise data and present their results. Continue reading Field-work at Hitra – teaching marine biodiversity