Spirastrella vagabunda   Ridley,  1884 (Sponge)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Order:Hadromerida
Family:Spirastrellidae

Description
Color: Yellowish green when dry

Consistency is hard, somewhat friable.


Synonym (s)
Spirastrella vagabunda Ridley 1884
Anthosigmella vagabunda de Laubenfels 1954

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh (Lat: 22.6) (Long: 69.5) INDIA
• Gujarat, Pirotan Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV and Sastry, DRK (2005) Fauna of Marine National Park, Gulf of Kuchchh (Gujarat) ZSI 79 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Thomas, PA (2002) Sponges of Papua and New Guinea IV. Orders Hadromerida Topsent and Epipolasida Sollas Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 44(1 & 2) 187-195 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Thomas, PA; Gopinadha Pillai, CS and Rajagopalan, MS (1996) Demospongiae of the Gulf of Kutch Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 38(1&2) 124-132 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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

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