Aphrocallistes beatrix   Gray,  1858 (Sponge)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Hexactinellida

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Synonym (s)
Aphrocallistes bocagei Wright, 1870
(Junior synonym)
Aphrocallistes jejuensis Sim & Kim, 1988
(Junior synonym)
Aphrocallistes ramosus (Schulze, 1886)
(Junior synonym)
Deanea favoides Bowerbank, 1876
(Genus transfer & junior synonym)
Melittiaulus ramosus Schulze, 1885
(Genus transfer & junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Deep Sea Glass Sponge (English)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands (Lat: 7) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Karnataka, Off Mangalore (Lat: 13.7) (Long: 73.26) INDIA (Depth: 900 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Dendy, A (1927) Report on some deep-sea sponges from the Indian Museum collected by the R.I.M.S. "Investigator". Part I. Hexactinellida and Tetraxonida (Pars) Records of the Indian Museum ZSI 28 225-248 Available at - Pune University, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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
  • Dr. Shivaji, A; Dr. Sanjeevan, VN; Saravanane, N; Dr. Shunmugaraj, T and Dr. Gupta, GVM (2010) Achievements of FORV Sagar Sampada 1997-2010 Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology, Ministry of earth Sciences, Kochi, India 10-21 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • poppeimages Available at - http://www.poppe-images.com/

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