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Diveboard update: Species picker and Internet Explorer

by Ksso on April 27, 2012

This week on Diveboard we bring you one new experimental feature that has been long awaited : the (proper) species picker.It works in a very simple way : it's basically a dynamically generated species identification card. If you have selected a dive spot in your dive editor, the species picker will get populated with the "local species" list from our occurrence database. That database has 50M entries and so it should be plenty enough to most cases, be we know that some areas have been less explored than others or that scientists may have focused more on certain species than others when surveying areas. Thus if the species you're looking for is missing, simply switch context and browse the...

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New hybrid deep-sea creatures discovered

by Ksso on March 09, 2012

Foxnews reported today that :Scientists have discovered a strange and rare hybrid site in the deep sea where two extreme seafloor environments exist side by side, and are home to a parade of weird hybrid creatures seemingly adapted to the hardships posed by both intense environments.

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