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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1814) 
AphiaID: 132324

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyoceratida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysideidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea Johnston, 1842
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDuseideia fragilis (Montagu, 1814) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea coriacea Bowerbank, 1874 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia fragilis (Montagu, 1814) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia fragilis var. irregularis Lendenfeld, 1889 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongelia pallescens fragilis (Montagu, 1814) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongia fragilis Montagu, 1814 (genus transfer)
Sources  basis of record Cook, S.D.C.; Bergquist, P.R. 2002. Family Dysideidae Gray, 1867. Pp. 1061-1066. In Hooper, J. N. A. & Van Soest, R. W. M. (ed.) Systema Porifera. A guide to the classification of sponges. 1 (Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers: New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow). [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgoosebump sponge  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoréponge mie de pan mouillée  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis var. fasciculata Wilson, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fasciculata (Wilson, 1925)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis var. ramosa (Schulze, 1879) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea avara (Schmidt, 1862)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea fragilis var. tubulosa (Schulze, 1879) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDysidea avara (Schmidt, 1862)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From editor or global species database
Barents Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarents Sea (inaccurate[details]
Black Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea (inaccurate[details]
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea (inaccurate[details]
Cuba
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuba (inaccurate[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico (inaccurate[details]
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZanzibar (inaccurate[details]
Kara Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKara Sea (inaccurate[details]
Laptev Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaptev Sea (inaccurate[details]
Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMexico (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadeira [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Russia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurmansk Coast [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Sea of Japan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSea of Japan (inaccurate[details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamibian Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
Spain
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Spain [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
White Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWhite Sea [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Canaries Madeira [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChatham Island (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Guinea Central [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Guinea West [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLevantine Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth European Atlantic Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Norway [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTunisian Plateau/Gulf of Sidra [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Antigua and Barbuda
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFreetown (inaccurate[details]
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralia (inaccurate[details]
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndian Ocean (inaccurate[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMahe Island (inaccurate[details]
Mozambique Channel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorInhaca Island (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorOff Bathurst [details]
Red Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRed Sea (inaccurate[details]
Tunisia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTunisia [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Africa [details]
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens 

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Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcontiophorus scutatus (Brady & Robertson D., 1873) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres complexus Stock, 1960 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres parvus Giesbrecht, 1899 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (78 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This species has been widely reported, but appears to be restricted to the Atlantic coasts of Europe, with some possible sightings in the Western Mediterranean. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Dysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1818)
Dysidea fragilis (Mont...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132324
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2006-12-21 19:17:33Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2014-02-16 18:30:10Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Dysidea fragilis (Montagu, 1814). In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez de Glasby, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schoenberg, C.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=132324 on 2014-12-27
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