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New rossellid glass sponges from New Zealand and obituary to Henry Reiswig

Added on: 2021-09-17 12:29:14 by Dohrmann, Martin
Reiswig H.M.; Dohrmann M.; Kelly M.; Mills S.; Schupp P.J.; Wörheide G. (2021). Rossellid glass sponges (Porifera: Hexactinellida) from New Zealand waters, with description of one new genus and six new species. ZooKeys 1060:33–84. ...

Cosmopolitan spongillid Spongilla alba is a species complex with a new genus

Added on: 2021-09-16 09:17:30 by Cárdenas, Paco
Sokolova, A.M.; Palatov, D.M.; Masuda, Y.; Itskovich, V.B. (2021) Investigation of the spongillid Spongilla alba Carter, 1849 reveals a new group of brackish-water sponges. Systematics and Biodiversity:1-17. ...

Sponges associated with breakwaters in Colombian Caribbean area

Added on: 2021-09-05 10:35:41 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
David-Colón, J.D.; Marin-Casas, D.H. (2020). Poríferos asociados a rompeolas en el departamento de Sucre (Caribe colombiano). Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales. 44(173): 996-1007. ...

Marine sponges in the southern gulf of Mexico coral reefs

Added on: 2021-09-03 09:12:04 by Hooper, John N.A.
Ugalde, D.; Fernandez, J.C.C.; Gómez, P.; Lôbo-Hajdu, G.; Simôes, N. (2021). An update on the diversity of marine sponges in the southern gulf of Mexico coral reefs. Zootaxa 5031 (1): 001–112 ...

Reef benthos of Seychelles

Added on: 2021-09-01 09:44:57 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Fassbender, N.; Stefanoudis, P.V.; Filander, Z.N.; Gendron, G.; Mah, C.L.; Mattio, L.; Mortimer, J.A.; Moura, C.J.; Samaai, T.; Samimi-Namin, K.; Wagner, D.; Walton, R.; Woodall, L.C. (2021) Reef benthos of Seychelles - A field guide. Biodiversity Data Journal 9: e65970. ...

Formal proposal to the ICZN for conservation of the genus name Sycon

Added on: 2021-08-31 12:35:13 by van Soest, Rob W.M.
Van Soest, R.W.M.; Klautau, M. (2021) Case 3836 – Sycon Risso, 1827 (Porifera, Sycettidae): proposed conservation of the genus name. Bulletin Zoological Nomenclature 78: 69-77. ...

Sponges of Western Mediterranean seamounts

Added on: 2021-08-26 12:47:24 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Díaz, J.A.; Ramírez-Amaro, S.; Ordines, F. (2021). Sponges of Western Mediterranean seamounts: new genera, new species and new records. PeerJ 9: e11879 ...

Epithelial morphogenesis in Oscarella lobularis

Added on: 2021-08-23 18:59:12 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Vernale, A.; Prünster, M.M.; Marchianò, F.; Debost, H.; Brouilly, N.; Rocher, C.; Massey-Harroche, D.; Renard, E.; Le Bivic, A.; Habermann, B.H.; Borchiellini, C. (2021). Evolution of mechanisms controlling epithelial morphogenesis across animals: new insights from dissociation-reaggregation experiments in the sponge Oscarella lobularis. BMC Ecology and Evolution, 21:160 ...

Metabolite distribution against a sponge phylogeny

Added on: 2021-08-23 18:39:22 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Galitz, A.; Nakao, Y.; Schupp, P.J.; Wörheide, G.; Erpenbeck, D. (2021) A Soft Spot for Chemistry–Current Taxonomic and Evolutionary Implications of Sponge Secondary Metabolite Distribution. Marine Drugs, 19, 448. ...

New general list editor

Added on: 2021-08-23 11:33:26 by de Voogd, Nicole J.
I am proud to announce that I will take the role as chief editor of the World Porifera Database. We will continue to register all recent sponge species in the WoRMS database.

New species of Crellidae from eastern Canada

Added on: 2021-08-18 09:26:32 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Goodwin, C.; Dinn, C.; Nefedova, E.; Nijhof, F.; Murillo, F.J.; Nozères, D. (2021) Two new species of encrusting sponge (Porifera, family Crellidae) from eastern Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 99: 760–772 ...

Anticancer Activity of Antarctic Sponges

Added on: 2021-08-17 09:52:16 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Riccio, G.; Nuzzo, G.; Zazo, G.; Coppola, D.; Senese, G.; Romano, L.; Costantini, M.; Ruocco, N.; Bertolino, M.; Fontana, A.; Ianora, A; Verde, C.; Giordano, D; Lauritano, C. (2021). Bioactivity Screening of Antarctic Sponges Reveals Anticancer Activity and Potential Cell Death via Ferroptosis by Mycalols. Marine Drugs 19: 459. ...

Discovery of the freshwater sponge genus Corvospongilla in Australia

Added on: 2021-08-16 11:14:44 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Manconi, R.; Erpenbeck,D.; Fromont, J.; Wörheide, G.; Pronzato, R. (2021) Discovery of the freshwater sponge genus Corvospongilla Annandale (Porifera: Spongillida) in Australia with the description of a new species and phylogeographic implications. Limnology available on line ...

Porifera editors participated in the very first online organised WoRMS-LifeWatch editor workshop

Added on: 2021-08-04 18:12:19 by Vandepitte, Leen
In the week of June 7th 2021, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) – host of Aphia, the online platform behind WoRMS and its many sub-registered – organized the very first online editor workshop, in which 13 Porifera-editors enthusiastically participated. ...

Evolutionary history of the calcareous sponge Clathrina aurea

Added on: 2021-07-26 16:02:41 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Cóndor-Luján, B.; Leocorny, P.; Padua, A; Azevedo, F.; Corrêa Seixas, V.; Hooker, Y.; Hajdu, E.; Willenz, P.; Pérez, T.; Klautau, M. (2021). Evolutionary history of the calcareous sponge Clathrina aurea: genetic connectivity in the Western Atlantic and intriguing occurrence in the Eastern Pacific. Marine Biology, 168 (127): 1-23 ...

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Added on: 2010-11-12 11:07:10 by van Soest, Rob
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