The research paper with #BRIDGEBS contribution was published in the Special Issue Feature Papers in Marine Biology of the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. It is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal of marine science and engineering, published monthly online by MDPI.
The article was written by researchers from BRIDGE-BS partner GeoEcoMar, Department of Genetics and Evolution – University of Geneva, Institute of Oceanology – Polish Academy of Science, APEL LASER SRL, and Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History.
The aim of the paper titled “Psammophaga secriensia sp. nov., a New Monothalamid Foraminifera (Protista, Rhizaria) from the Romanian Black Sea Shelf ” is describe a new species of monothalamous foraminifera, Psammophaga secriensia sp. nov., that was sampled from two coastal locations (48 m and 53 m depth) on the Romanian Black Sea continental shelf. The results of the paper confirm the high diversity of Psammophaga and show that the Black Sea is a promising area for further research on monothalamid foraminifera.