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This is about you - the sponge world assessed

Added on: 2017-04-25 15:04:19 by Schönberg, Christine
Data on past international sponge conferences and from a survey on sponge scientists were evaluated to create a picture over time (since the first conference) and of who the people are who work on sponges. This has resulted in the annually updated global address list to support networking (also available from the WPD). ...

A new species of Suberites in the Benguela upwelling region

Added on: 2017-04-12 18:21:32 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Samaai, T.; Maduray, S.; Janson, L.; Gibbons, M.J.; Ngwakum, B.; Teske, P.R. (2017). A new species of habitat–forming Suberites (Porifera, Demospongiae, Suberitida) in the Benguela upwelling region (South Africa). Zootaxa, 4254 (1): 49–81 ...

Polymastiidae of the Nordic and Siberian Seas

Added on: 2017-04-06 16:12:20 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Plotkin, A.; Gerasimova, E; Rapp, H.T. (2017). Polymastiidae (Porifera: Demospongiae) of the Nordic and Siberian Seas. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, doi:10.1017/S0025315417000285 ...

Calcinea of the Red Sea

Added on: 2017-04-03 09:25:47 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Voigt, O.; Erpenbeck, D.; González-Pech, R. A.; Al-Aidaroos, A. M.; Berumen, M. L.; Wörheide, G. 2017. Calcinea of the Red Sea: providing a DNA barcode inventory with description of four new species. Marine Biodiversity ...

Marine Biodiversity of Martinique island

Added on: 2017-03-23 13:51:31 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Pérez, T. ; Díaz M.-C.; Ruiz, C.; Cóndor-Luján, B.; Klautau, M.; Hajdu, E.; Lobo-Hajdu, G.; Zea, S.; Pomponi, S.A.; Thacker, R.W.; Carteron, S.; Tollu, G.; Pouget-Cuvelier, A.; Thélamon, P.; Marechal, J.-P.; Thomas, O.P.; Ereskovsky, A.E. ; Vacelet, J.; Boury-Esnault, N. (2017). How a collaborative integrated taxonomic effort has trained new spongiologists and improved knowledge of Martinique Island (French Antilles, eastern Caribbean Sea) marine biodiversity. PLoS ONE 12(3): e0173859. ...

New Caribbean Homoscleromorpha

Added on: 2017-03-23 10:01:05 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Ruiz, C; Muricy, G.; Lage, A.; Domingos, C.; Chenesseau, S.; Pérez, T. (2017) Descriptions of new sponge species and genus, including aspiculate Plakinidae, overturn the Homoscleromorpha classification. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 179, 707–724 ...

Revised classification of Hexactinellida

Added on: 2017-03-21 13:37:58 by Dohrmann, Martin
Dohrmann, M.; Kelley, C.; Kelly, M.; Pisera, A.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Reiswig, H.M. (2017) An integrative systematic framework helps to reconstruct skeletal evolution of glass sponges (Porifera, Hexactinellida). Frontiers Zool. 14:18. ...

New species of Hemimycale from Mediterranean

Added on: 2017-03-15 13:56:56 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Uriz, M.J.; Garate,L.; Agell, G. (2017). Molecular phylogenies confirm the presence of two cryptic Hemimycale species in the Mediterranean and reveal the polyphyly of the genera Crella and Hemimycale (Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida). PeerJ 5:e2958; DOI 10.7717/peerj.2958 ...

New hexactinosids from Norfolk Ridge

Added on: 2017-03-08 11:21:15 by Dohrmann, Martin
Reiswig, H., Kelly, M. 2017. Studies on Southwest Pacific Hexactinellida 2: two new hexactinosid glass sponges from the Norfolk Ridge (New Caledonia EEZ). Mem. Qld. Mus. Nat. 60:101–112. ...

New Atlantisella species from New Zealand

Added on: 2017-03-08 11:17:06 by Dohrmann, Martin
Reiswig, H., Kelly, M. 2017. Studies on Southwest Pacific Hexactinellida 1: Atlantisella lorraineae, a new glass sponge genus and species record for New Zealand. Mem. Qld. Mus. Nat. 60:91–99. ...

First demosponges with sphaeroclonar desmas from the Indian Ocean

Added on: 2017-03-03 13:28:50 by Pisera, Andrzej
Pisera, A., Lukowiak, M., Fromont, J. Schuster, A. (2017) First record of the genus Vetulina Schmidt, 1879 (Porifera: Demospongiae: Sphaerocladina) from the Indian Ocean with the description of two new species: biogeographic and evolutionary significance. Mar Biodiv DOI 10.1007/s12526-017-0658-7

New species from Baikal Lake

Added on: 2017-02-24 13:15:37 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Itskovich, V.B.; Kaluzhnaya, O.V.; Veynberg, E.; Erpenbeck, D. (2017) Endemic Lake Baikal sponges from deep water. 2: Taxonomy and Bathymetric Distribution. Zootaxa, 4236 (2): 335–342 ...

New Hexactinellids from Mediterranean

Added on: 2017-02-22 13:31:32 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Boury-Esnault, N.; Vacelet, J.; Dubois, M.; Goujard, A.; Fourt, M.; Pérez, T.; Chevaldonné, P. (2017).New hexactinellid sponges from deep Mediterranean canyons. Zootaxa 4236 (1): 118–134 ...

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