New OTUs from PNG and Solomons

In March 2014 the University of Utah College of Pharmacy and the University of the South Pacific Institute of Advanced Studies delivered 17 & 47 new OTUs, and 234 & 446 images, respectively, to SpongeMaps. These specimens were collected from Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, representing a decade of marine natural products research in this region. Principle biological investigator of this project is Mary Kay Harper of the Chris Ireland research group, and the Bill Aarlbesberg group.

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