Bernard Picton

About me

Diving marine biologist, based in Northern Ireland, UK. Interests: sponges, cnidarians, nudibranchs, tunicates, echinoderms, North-east Atlantic fauna.

My info

Full name
Bernard Picton
I am
a professional scientist
Curator level
Full Curator


4 objects curated
1 taxon curated
0 images set as exemplar
0 articles selected for Overview
1 preferred classification selected

0 common names added
0 common names removed
1 common name curated

3 taxa commented
4 comments submitted
0 articles added
0 data records added
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Curator qualifications

Curator of marine invertebrates, National Museums Northern Ireland (Ulster Museum) Author Sponges of the British Isles - A colour guide and working document, 1992 Edition. Ackers, R.G., Moss, D. & Picton, B. E. 1992. Marine Conservation Society, UK. Revised and extended, 2007, Bernard Picton, Christine Morrow & Rob van Soest. PDf and website
Curation scope
Wider - I'd like to curate Demospongiae or families within Demospongiae for which you have no curator at present