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Poliopogon aggregation on the Great Meteor Seamount
Added on: 2015-07-29 08:23:14 by van Soest, Rob
Xavier, J.R.; Tojeira, I.; Van Soest, R.W.M. 2015. On a hexactinellid sponge aggregation at the Great Meteor seamount (North-east Atlantic). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. First View, 6 pp. doi:10.1017/S0025315415000685 ... [Read more]
Sponges from marine caves in Northern Black Sea
Added on: 2015-07-21 11:42:23 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Ereskovsky A.V.; Kovtun O.; Pronin K.K. 2015. Marine cave biota of the Tarkhankut Peninsula (Black Sea, Crimea), with emphasis on sponge taxonomic composition, spatial distribution and ecological particularities. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, doi:10.1017/S0025315415001071 ... [Read more]
Porifera from Eastern Mediterranean
Added on: 2015-07-03 12:21:26 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Gözcelioglu, B.; Van Soest, R.W.M.; Alvarez, B.; Konuklugil, B. (2015) New species of sponges (Porifera, Demospongiae) from the Turkish coast. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 39: 555-559 ... [Read more]
Spongillina from northeast Brazil
Added on: 2015-07-03 10:14:37 by Hooper, John
Nicacio, G.; Pinheiro, U. (2015). Biodiversity of freshwater sponges (Porifera: Spongillina) from northeast Brazil: new species and notes on systematics. Zootaxa 3981 (2): 220–240 ... [Read more]
New species of Janulum from the southwest Pacific
Added on: 2015-06-30 10:54:33 by Kelly, Michelle
A new species of the enigmatic sponge genus Janulum de Laubenfels, 1936 was discovered recently on the Louisville Seamount Chain, in International Waters to the east of New Zealand; two small specimens were found encrusting the interstices of the stony coral Solenosmilia variabilis Duncan at a depth of 1200–1600 m. ... [Read more]
Crelloxea Hechtel is a Spongilla
Added on: 2015-06-23 08:39:08 by Hooper, John
Pinheiro, U., Nicacio, G., & Muricy, G. (2015). An example of the importance of labels and fieldbooks in scientific collections: A freshwater sponge misunderstood for a marine new genus and species. Zootaxa 3974 (3): 447–450 ... [Read more]
Who is who in sponge science 2015. A global address list of sponge workers and sponge-interested people.
Added on: 2015-06-17 16:47:17 by Schönberg, Christine
A survey in the world of sponge science yielded replies from about 400 people. ... [Read more]
Lithistid-Reef in Mediterranean Bathyal Habitat
Added on: 2015-06-01 09:33:27 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Maldonado M, Aguilar R, Blanco J, García S, Serrano A, Punzón A (2015) Aggregated Clumps of Lithistid Sponges: A Singular, Reef-Like Bathyal Habitat with Relevant Paleontological Connections. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0125378. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125378 ... [Read more]
New fiber-less Verongida genus from Caribbean
Added on: 2015-05-11 09:38:13 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Díaz, M.C.; Thacker, R.W.; Redmond, N.E.; Pérez, T.; Collins, A.G. 2015. Vansoestia caribensis gen. nov., sp. nov.: first report of the family Ianthellidae (Verongida, Demospongiae) in the Caribbean. Zootaxa 3956 (3): 403–412. ... [Read more]
A revised classification of the Demospongiae
Added on: 2015-04-21 09:27:44 by Cárdenas, Paco
Morrow C. & Cárdenas P. (2015). Proposal for a revised classification of the Demospongiae (Porifera). Frontiers in Zoology, 12:7 ... [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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