UPLB Benham Benthos Team at PAMS13 (L-R): Saul Rojas, Prof. Owen Nacorda, Dr. Hildie Nacorda, Dr. Ana Lantican, Kim Tangkilan, Kristyl Pardo, and Gill Salgado. (Saul and Dr. Ana on microbes, Prof. Owen and Kim on benthic algae, Krystil on sponges, Dr. Hildie on interstital fauna, and Gill on Benham knowledge products. Engr. Aaron Hilomen (third to the left) is drawn to provide a Sea Torpedo tool in documenting the Benham Bank's underwater features)
General Santos City, South Cotabato – Proponents of the Benham Benthos research project of SESAM presented biodiversity papers during the 13th National Symposium of the Philippine Association of Marine Science (PAMS) held last October 22-24, 2015 at the Greenleaf Hotel, General Santos City. The event had the theme "Moving towards Resilient Marine Ecosystems."