Rotifer News is a virtual newsletter for professional and amateur investigators of phylum Rotifera. The newsletter is not part of the refereed scientific literature. It is a means of informal communication among widely dispersed workers with a common interest, where news, abstracts, work in progress, requests, recent publications and so on can be advertised or circulated. All items in the Rotifer News are published free of cost. Workers should also subscribe to the RotiferListServe at the following address: Rotifer-family@listserv.Uni-Oldenburg.de