Research Missions on the Mediterranean Basin
By means the Project Re.Mi.M.Ba. (Research Missions in the Mediterranean Basin) the naturalists of the WBA in more than one decade of investigations discovered and described more than one hundred species new to science in the Mediterranean area. A lot of them are already to be determined.
After the field investigations, a taxonomic study and the publication of the results on the scientific series of WBA: Memoirs on Biodiversity, WBA Handbooks, WBA Monographs and other reviews, such as Zootaxa and Biodiversity Journal.