BeRMS taxon details

Grantia compressa (Fabricius, 1780)

132181  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schönberg, C.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R. (2018). World Porifera database. Grantia compressa (Fabricius, 1780). Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards) Belgian Register of Marine Species at: on 2018-03-23
VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). Belgian Register of Marine Species. Grantia compressa (Fabricius, 1780). Accessed at: on 2018-03-23
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additional source Burton, M. (1930). Norwegian Sponges from the Norman Collection. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1930 (2): 487-546, pls I-II. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at [details]   

additional source Stephens, J. 1917. Report on the sponges collected off the coasts of Ireland by the dredging expeditions of the Royal Irish Academy and the Royal Dublin Society. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 34 (B): 1-16.
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additional source Ferrer Hernández, F. (1918). Esponjas del litoral de Asturias. Trabajos del Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales Serie Zoologia. 36: 1-39.
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new combination reference Fleming, J. (1828). A History of British Animals, Exhibiting the Descriptive Characters and Systematical Arrangement of the Genera and Species of Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; Including the Indigenous, Extirpated, and Extinct Kinds, Together with Periodical and Occasional Visitants. Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh. pp. 1–565., available online at
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