Dendrilla nigra   (Dendry,  1889) (Sponge)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Order:Dendroceratida
Family:Darwinellidae

Description

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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 2003)
• Kerala, Trivandrum, Vizhinjam Coast INDIA (Record: 01/2009) (Depth: 10-12 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Kanniyakumari INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Manilal, A; Sabarathnam, B; Kiran, GS; Sujith, S; Shakir, C and Selvin, J (2010) Antagonistic potentials of marine sponge associated fungi Aspergillus clavatus MFD15 Asian Journal of Medical Sciences Maxwell Science Publication 2(4) 195-200 Available at - http://www.maxwellsci.com/jp/abstract.php?jid=AJMS&no=63&abs=07
  • Selvin, J and Lipton, AP (2004) Dendrilla nigra, a marine sponge, as potential source of antibacterial substances for managing shrimp diseases Aquaculture Elsevier BV. 236 277–283 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2004.01.021

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