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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp 597–598 | Cite as

Newly discovered "jellyfish lakes" in Misool, Raja Ampat, Papua, Indonesia

  • Leontine E. Becking
  • Christiaan de Leeuw
  • Catherine Vogler
Oceanarium

Keywords

Morphological Evolution Marine Species Earth Satellite Behavioral Adaptation Genetic Isolation 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

Funding was provided by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (ALW #817.01.008; Rubicon #825.12.007), National Geographic/Waitt-Fund. Fieldwork was supported by RISTEK, LIPI, RARCC, Misool Eco Resort, The Nature Conservancy, and Conservation International.

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© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leontine E. Becking
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
  • Christiaan de Leeuw
    • 1
  • Catherine Vogler
    • 3
  1. 1.Naturalis Biodiversity CenterLeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem StudiesDen HelderThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Pöyry Switzerland Ltd, Environment DepartmentZurichSwitzerland
  4. 4.University of California BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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