Hydrobiologia

, Volume 558, Issue 1, pp 1–3

The Biology of Tardigrades: An Introduction to the 9th International Symposium on Tardigrada*

Introductory Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s10750-005-1401-0

Cite this article as:
Garey, J.R. Hydrobiologia (2006) 558: 1. doi:10.1007/s10750-005-1401-0

Abstract

The 9th International Symposium on Tardigrada took place in Tampa, Florida, USA from 28 July to 1 August 2003. Fifty-four participants representing thirteen countries attended and there were fifty-two presentations of which fourteen were chosen for the publication in these proceedings. Topics include cryptobiosis, ecology, taxonomy and systematics of tardigrades.

Keywords

Tardigradasystematicsecologycryptobiosis

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA