A selection of papers presented at the 13th International Conference of the International Bryozoology Association held in Concepci n Chile in January 2004 and hosted by the Universidad de Concepci n and Universidad Cat lica de la Sant ma Concepci n. The topics presented in this volume reflect the diversity of studies on bryozoa with authors from 18

chapter |14 pages

Life, death and fighting at high latitude: a review

David K.A. Barnes

chapter |8 pages

Oshurkovia: a new genus of Umbonulidae (Bryozoa: Cheilostomata) from the northwest Pacific

Andrei V. Grischenko & Shunsuke F. Mawatari

chapter |14 pages

Revised biological definition of the Bryozoa

Jean-Loup d’Hondt

chapter |12 pages

Bryozoans and stratigraphy, Upper Richmondian (Cincinnatian, Ordovician)

June R.P. Ross Charles A. Ross

chapter |10 pages

Infestation of a temperate reservoir by freshwater bryozoans: an integrated research programme

Abigail M. Smith, Michelle A. Brunton & Peter B. Batson

chapter |12 pages

Preliminary overview of the cheilostome bryozoan Microporella

Paul D. Taylor Shunsuke F. Mawatari

chapter |10 pages

A biogeographical analysis of Indo-West Pacific cheilostome bryozoan faunas

Kevin J. Tilbrook Sammy De Grave

chapter |4 pages

List of participants