IMBBC leads the Citizen Science activities of the Horizon 2020 project Nautilos. Within this framework we have created a project in platform Zooniverse called Marine Creatures. The aim of the project is to help us identify the sessile and often unnoticed benthic communities living on hard substrates using high-definition underwater images from artificial reefs, ports and natural sea caves. Morphological characters can be used to identify the taxonomic groups of these sophisticated marine communities. If you would like to participate in this voluntary project and help us please click here and get involved! A Tutorial and a Field Guide are available which will help you tour around the project, act as a Citizen Scientist and learn more about the marine environment.
Contributors: Eva Chatzinikolaou, Vasilis Gerovasileiou, Georgia Sarafidou, Ioannis Rallis, Markos Digenis