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Megaciella and Cladocroce from Aleutian Islands
Added on: 2014-08-14 17:29:46 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Lehnert, H.; Srone, R. (2014). Two new species of sponges (Porifera, Demospongiae) from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, doi: 10.1017/S0025315414001131 ... [Read more]
First Cladocroce described from Brazil
Added on: 2014-08-09 20:16:40 by van Soest, Rob
Santos, G.G.; Da Silva, L.P.; Alliz, A.; Pinheiro, U. 2014. Cladocroce caelum sp.nov. from the Brazilian coast; first record of the genus in the South Atlantic. Zootaxa 3847 (2): 297-300. ... [Read more]
Unexpected records of ‘deep-sea’ carnivorous sponges in the shallow NE Atlantic
Added on: 2014-07-17 13:40:55 by Cárdenas, Paco
Chevaldonné, P.; Pérez, T.; Crouzet, J.-M.; Bay-Nouailhat, W.; Bay-Nouailhat, A.; Fourt, M.; Almon, B.; Pérez, J.; Aguilar, R.; Vacelet, J. Unexpected records of ‘deep-sea’ carnivorous sponges Asbestopluma hypogea in the shallow NE Atlantic shed light on new conservation issues. 2014. Marine Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/maec.12155 ... [Read more]
Three new species of Clathria from the Colombian Caribbean
Added on: 2014-07-14 06:31:21 by Hooper, John
Sven Zea, Angélica Rodríguez & Ana Marta Martínez, 2014. Taxonomy of Clathria (Thalysias) (Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida: Microcionidae) from the Colombian Caribbean, with description of three new species. Zootaxa 3835 (4): 401–436 ... [Read more]
Two new Haliclona species from Western Australia
Added on: 2014-07-11 09:19:02 by de Voogd, Nicole
Fromont, J.; Abdo, D.A. 2014. New species of Haliclona (Demospongiae: Haplosclerida: Chalinidae) from Western Australia. Zootaxa 3835 (1): 097-109. ... [Read more]
Call for papers for the Proceedings of the 9th World Sponge Conference
Added on: 2014-05-22 09:22:02 by Schönberg, Christine
Proceedings of the 9th World Sponge Conference to be published in the Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK ... [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]
Welcome to Porifera news
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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