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New species of Clathria (Microciona) with cleistochelae from Brazil
Added on: 2014-12-19 04:18:39 by Hooper, John
Santos, G.G. & Pinheiro, U. (2014). Two new cleistocheliferous species of Clathria of sciophilous habitats from Northeastern Brazil (Poecilosclerida: Demospongiae: Porifera). Zootaxa 3900 (1): 107–116 ... [Read more]
Proposed revival of Jia (as a subgenus of Antho)
Added on: 2014-12-17 20:33:33 by van Soest, Rob
Van Soest, R.; Rützler, K.; Sim, C.J. 2014. Crooked Anthos: proposed subgeneric status of Jia (Porifera, Poecilosclerida), with descriptions of four new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, First View, pp. 1-15. ... [Read more]
New species of Eurypon from Brazil
Added on: 2014-12-17 20:18:30 by van Soest, Rob
Santos, G.G.; França, F.; Pinheiro, U. 2014. Three new species of Eurypon Gray, 1867 from Northeastern Brazil (Poecilosclerida; Demospongiae; Porifera). Zootaxa 3895: 273-284. ... [Read more]
Sponge Biodiversity of Falkland Islands (South Atlantic)
Added on: 2014-12-16 15:20:04 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Goodwin, C.; Jones, J.; Neely, K.; Brickle, P. (in press) Sponge biodiversity of Beauchêne and the Sea Lion Islands and south-east East Falkland, Falkland Islands, with a description of nine new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom ... [Read more]
New (3rd) edition of the Sponge Guide.
Added on: 2014-12-08 19:41:58 by van Soest, Rob
Zea, S.; Henkel, T.P.; Pawlik, J.R. 2014. The Sponge Guide: a picture guide to Caribbean sponges. 3rd Edition. Available online at: ... [Read more]
Hexactinellida of Chile revised
Added on: 2014-12-04 13:57:46 by Dohrmann, Martin
Reiswig, H.M. & Araya, J.F. (2014) A review of the Hexactinellida (Porifera) of Chile, with the first record of Caulophacus Schulze, 1885 (Lyssacinosida: Rossellidae) from the Southeastern Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa 3889:414-428 ... [Read more]
Dendy got it right: Symplectella is a rossellid
Added on: 2014-11-27 12:17:15 by Dohrmann, Martin
Dohrmann, M. (2015) Symplectella rowi (Porifera: Hexactinellida: Lyssacinosida) is a rossellid, not a euplectellid. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (in press). ... [Read more]
Checklist of sponges from the coasts of Turkey
Added on: 2014-11-05 13:25:15 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Topaloglu, B.; Evcen, A. (2014). Updated checklist of sponges (Porifera) along the coasts of Turkey. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 38: 665-676 ... [Read more]
Deep Sea Sponges from Southern Caribbean,
Added on: 2014-10-29 11:50:20 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Van Soest, R.W.M.; Meesters, E.H.W.G.; Becking, L.E. (2014). Deep-water sponges (Porifera) from Bonaire and Klein Curaçao, Southern Caribbean. Zootaxa 3878 (5): 401–443 ... [Read more]
New insights into abyssal sponges from Kurile-Kamchatka region (NW Pacific)
Added on: 2014-09-04 10:03:15 by Janussen, Dorte; Downey, R.V.
Downey, R.V., & Janussen, D. 2014. New insights into the abyssal sponge fauna of the Kurile-Kamchatka plain and trench region (Northwest Pacific. Deep-Sea Research II. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.08.010 ... [Read more]
Sponges: new chapter in the Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
Added on: 2014-09-04 09:57:49 by Janussen, Dorte; Downey, R.V.
Janussen, D. & Downey, R.V. 2014. Chapter 5.5. Porifera. In: De Broyer C., Koubbi P., Griffiths H.J., Raymond B., Udekem d’Acoz C. d’, et al. (eds.). SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean, pp. 94-102. ... [Read more]
Point of view: Higher taxa changes in the WPD
Added on: 2012-05-17 16:23:19 by van Soest, Rob
Authors of recent phylogenetic papers in which new higher taxa are proposed based on new (molecular) results must exercise patience in awaiting incorporation of their proposals in the WPD. We take the view that continuity and internal consistency of the WPD classification dictates restraint with implementing high impact changes. ... [Read more]
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Added on: 2010-11-12 11:07:10 by van Soest, Rob
Launching of a new feature of the World Porifera Database ! ... [Read more]


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