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New Acarnus from NE Brazil

Added on: 2023-05-24 09:07:55 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Nascimento, E.; Pinheiro, U. (2023). A new species of Acarnus Gray, 1867 (Porifera, Demospongiae, Acarnidae) from NE Brazil. Zootaxa. 5293 (3): 521-540. ...

New lithistid sponges from submarine caves (Southwestern Japan)

Added on: 2023-05-22 17:05:28 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Ise, Y.; Vacelet, J.; Mizuyama, M.; Fujita, Y. (2023). New lithistid sponge of the genus Sollasipelta (Porifera, Demospongiae, Tetractinellida, Neopeltidae) from submarine caves of the Ryukyu Islands, southwestern Japan, with redescription of S. sollasi. Zootaxa. 5285 (2): 293-310. ...

Palaeospongillidae from the Upper Cretaceous-lower Palaeocene Deccan of India

Added on: 2023-05-18 14:57:26 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Samant, B.; Pronzato, R.; Mohabey, D.; Cubeddu, T.; Stocchino, G.; Jangale, K.; Thalal, P.; Dhobale, A.; Manconi, R. (2023). The oldest birotule-bearing freshwater sponges (Porifera: Palaeospongillidae) from the Upper Cretaceous-lower Palaeocene Deccan volcanic-associated sediments of India. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 68(1): 167–174. ...

Phymaraphiniid demosponges from the Eocene of SW Australia

Added on: 2023-05-16 17:45:23 by Pisera, Andrzej
Pisera, A.; Bitner, M.A.; Fromont, J. (2023) Eocene phymaraphiniid demosponges from South Western Australia: filling the gap. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 67 (X): xxx–xxx ...

Identification guide to common mesophotic reef sponges from Flower Garden Banks

Added on: 2023-05-12 16:10:43 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Díaz, M.C.; Nuttall, M.; Pomponi, S.A.; Rützler, K.; Klontz, S.; Adams, C.; Hickerson, E.L.; Schmahl, G.P. (2023). An annotated and illustrated identification guide to common mesophotic reef sponges (Porifera, Demospongiae, Hexactinellida, and Homoscleromorpha) inhabiting Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary and vicinities. ZooKeys. 1161: 1-68. ...

Checklist of sponge fauna from Apulian Marine Caves (South Italy)

Added on: 2023-05-09 14:05:30 by Cárdenas, Paco
Longo, C.; Giménez, G.; Miscioscia, F.; Corriero G. (2023) Sponge Fauna of the Apulian Marine Caves (Southern Italy): Current State of Knowledge. Diversity, 15(5), 641. ...

High diversity of intertidal sponges in the SW Atlantic (Brazil)

Added on: 2023-05-04 21:16:40 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Bettcher, L.; Fernandez, J.C.; Gastaldi, M.; Bispo, A.; Leal, C.V.; Leite, D.; Avelino-Alves, D.; Clerier, P.H.; Rezende, D.; Gulart, C.M.; Pinheiro, U.; Hajdu, E. (2023). Checklist, diversity descriptors and selected descriptions of a highly diverse intertidal sponge (Porifera) assemblage at Costa do Descobrimento (Bahia, Brazil). Zootaxa. 5277(3): 443-489. ...

New Crambe from Mexico (Pacific), molecular and larvae data

Added on: 2023-05-01 22:11:20 by Cárdenas, Paco
Bautista-Guerrero, E.; Carballo, J.L.; Rodríguez-Troncoso, A.P. (2023) Crambe insularis sp. nov. (Crambeidae: Poecilosclerida) a New Crambeid from the Eastern Tropical North Pacific: Morphological, Molecular and Ontogenetic Approach. Diversity, 15(5), 608. ...

New species of Corallistidae from SW Atlantic (Brazil)

Added on: 2023-05-01 21:30:53 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Dias, A.; Kelly, M.; Pinheiro, U. (2023). Two new species of Corallistidae (Porifera; Demospongiae; Tetractinellida) with a first record of Awhiowhio from the Atlantic. Zootaxa. 5277(1): 182-192. ...

Phylogeny and revision of Leucaltis and Leucettusa (Calcarea)

Added on: 2023-04-28 14:14:15 by Cárdenas, Paco
Lopes, M.V.; Klautau, M. (2023) Phylogeny and revision of Leucaltis and Leucettusa (Porifera: Calcarea), with new classification proposals and description of a new type of aquiferous system. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. ...

New Zealand glass sponge collection and expanded molecular phylogeny of Hexactinellida

Added on: 2023-04-27 12:32:46 by Dohrmann, Martin
Dohrmann, M.; Reiswig, H.M.; Kelly, M.; Mills, S.; Schätzle, S.; Reverter, M.; Niesse, N.; Rohde, S.; Schupp, P.; Wörheide, G. (2023) Expanded sampling of New Zealand glass sponges (Porifera: Hexactinellida) provides new insights into biodiversity, chemodiversity, and phylogeny of the class. PeerJ 11:e15017. ...

New morphological features and spicule types in the Brazilian populations of Neopetrosia carbonaria

Added on: 2023-04-14 16:23:34 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Sandes, J.; Rocha, L.; Pinheiro, U.; Santos, G.G. (2023). New records of Neopetrosia carbonaria (Lamarck, 1814) from the Brazilian coast reveal new morphological features and spicule types. Zootaxa. 5264(3): 429-439. ...

A new Poecilosclerida family with and without chelae

Added on: 2023-04-03 17:05:16 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Leal, C.V.; Salani, S.; Moraes, F.C. de; Moura, R.L. de; Thompson, F. L.; Hajdu, E. (2023). Lost characters and lost taxonomists: Coelocarteriidae fam. nov., Poecilosclerida with and without chelae, to accommodate supposed phloeodictyids (Haplosclerida). Invertebrate Systematics. 37(3): 192-210. ...

New EU-funded project on sponge diversity just starting

Added on: 2023-04-01 11:06:20 by Xavier, Joana
"SponBIODIV - Marine sponge biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems: delivering knowledge and tools for sustainable management and conservation” ...

A new hexactinellid-sponge-associated zoantharian

Added on: 2023-03-29 11:43:35 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Kise, H.; Nishijima, M.; Iguchi, A.; Minatoya, J.; Yokooka, H.; Ise, Y.; Suzuki, A. (2023). A new hexactinellid-sponge-associated zoantharian (Porifera, Hexasterophora) from the northwestern Pacific Ocean. ZooKeys. 1156: 71-85. ...

5th International Workshop on Taxonomy of Atlanto-Mediterranean Deep-Sea & Cave Sponges

Added on: 2023-03-28 23:16:38 by de Voogd, Nicole J.
The 5th International Workshop on Taxonomy of Atlanto-Mediterranean Deep-Sea & Cave Sponges to be held in Italy (Rapallo – Genoa) next September. The workshop brings together a panel of world international scientists, experts in the field of Porifera taxonomy, ecology and biology mainly referred to deep-sea and cave sponges from The Mediterranean and Atlantic Seas.

The Station Marine d'Endoume, Marseille: 150 years of natural history

Added on: 2023-03-01 09:45:00 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Boury-Esnault, N.; Bellan, G.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Boudouresque, C.-F.; Chevaldonné, P.; Dias, A.; Faget, D.; Harmelin, J.-G.; Harmelin-Vivien, M.; Lejeusne, C.; Pérez, T.; Vacelet, J.; Verlaque, M. (2023) The Station Marine d'Endoume, Marseille: 150 years of natural history. Zootaxa 5249(2): 213-252 ...

Henry Reiswig's Lab and Field Notebooks 1972-2006

Added on: 2022-09-29 15:14:45 by Boury-Esnault, Nicole
Reiswig, H.M.; Leys, S.P.; Diluvio, M.S. (2022) Henry Reiswig's Lab and Field Notebooks 1972-2006. University of Alberta Library

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. ...

Welcome to Porifera news

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