Spirastrella cuspidifera   (Lamarck,  1813) (Sponge)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Order:Hadromerida
Family:Spirastrellidae

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Suheli (Lat: 10.08) (Long: 72.28) INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Minicoy (Lat: 11) (Long: 72.5) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Bay INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Suheli INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Bakus, JG (1993) Coral reef ecosystems Oxford and IBH publishing CO. PVT. LTD 232 pp Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Thomas, PA (1973) Marine Demospongiae of Mahe Island in the Seychelles bank (Indian Ocean) 35065 Available at - CMFRI, Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in/PDF/coastal%20data.pdf
  • Calcinai, B; Cerrano, C and Sara, M (2000) Boring sponges (Porifera, Demospongiae) from the Indian Ocean Italian Journal of Zoology 67 203-219 Available at - http://pdfserve.informaworld.com/550418_772698611_908272247.pdf
  • Thomas, PA (1980) Demospongiae of Minicoy island (Indian ocean)-Part 3 orders Halichondrida, Hadromerida, Epipolasida and Choristida The journal of marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 22(1&2) 8-20 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Thomas, PA (1989) Sponge fauna of Lakshadweep Marine living resources of the union territory of Lakshadweep: An indicative survey with suggestions for development Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI 43 150-161 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/8213/1/Bulletin_No_43.pdf

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