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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNiphates rowi Ilan, Gugel & van Soest, 2004 
AphiaID: 166787

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 editorHaplosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplosclerina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNiphatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNiphates (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNiphates Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Source  original description Ilan, M., Gugel, J., Van Soest, R.W.M.(2004). Taxonomy, reproduction and ecology of new and known Red Sea sponges.Sarsia 89:388-410.
page(s): 401 [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern and Central Red Sea [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Israel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorElat [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Aqaba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Gulf of Aqaba [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution Found in very shallow locations .It appeared in high numbers at the highest subtidal locations and was never observed below the depth of 4 m. The highest numbers of the species were found at the depth between 1 and 2 m. It was found mostly on vertical walls rather than horizontal, overhanging or ascending substrates. It usually grew on barren rocks, occasionallly near living corals. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHolotype Encrusting specimen collected on 8th january 1999 ZMTAU SP25155
 [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorType specimen Paratypes
ZMTAU SP25174 collected on 8th january 1999
ZMTAU SP25175 collected on 7th january 1999
ZMTAU SP25176 collected on 7thjanuary 1999
ZMTAU SP25177 collected on 7thjanuary 1999
ZMA POR17083 coolected on 7th january 1999
 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Elat, Israel [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:166787
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2007-11-22 14:23:56Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Niphates rowi Ilan, Gugel & van Soest, 2004. 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.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=166787 on 2014-09-03
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