Hydrobiologia

, Volume 558, Issue 1, pp 1–3

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

Introductory Paper

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

Tardigrada systematics ecology cryptobiosis 

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© Springer 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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