Ecionemia acervus   Bowerbank,  1864 (Sponge)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Demospongiae


Synonym (s)
Ancorina acervus (Bowerbank, 1864)
Ancorina novaezealandiae Dendy, 1924
(Junior Synonym)
Ecionemia agglutinans Thiele, 1899
(Junior Synonym)
Ecionemia amboinensis Lendenfeld, 1903
(Junior Synonym)
Ecionemia carteri Dendy, 1905
(Junior Synonym)
Ecionemia cribrosa Thiele, 1900
(Junior Synonym)
Ecionemia rotunda Sollas, 1888
(Junior Synonym)
Stelletta truncata Kieschnick, 1896
(Junior Synonym)
Thalassomora nigra Lendenfeld, 1888
(Junior Synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 2008)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA (Record: 2006)
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island, Galaxea reef INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • 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 -
  • Pattanayak, JG (2006) Marine sponges of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Records of the Zoological Survey of India- Occasional Paper No: 255 Zoological Survey of India 164
  • James, PSBR ; Thomas, PA ; Pillai, CSG and Achari Kumaraswamy, GP (1969) ´╗┐Catalogue of types and of sponges, corals, polychaetes, crabs and echinoderms in the reference collections of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 7 1-66 Available at -
  • 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

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