Dysidea fragilis   (Montagu,  1818) (Sponge)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Order:Dictyoceratida
Family:Dysideidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Duseideia fragilis (Montagu, 1818)
Spongelia fragilis (Montagu, 1818)
Spongelia fragilis var. irregularis Lendenfeld, 1889
Spongelia pallescens fragilis (Montagu, 1818)
Spongia fragilis Montagu, 1818

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kalpeni INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kilttan INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Bapuji, M; Sree, A; Mishra, S; Vimala, A; Sahu, SK; Choudhury, S and Thomas, PA (3634) The new sponge resources of Orrisa coast Current Science Indian Acadamy Of Science 77(2) Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Alfred, JRB; Das, AK and Sanyal, AK (Eds.) (1998) Faunal diversity in India ZSI, Calcutta 1-497 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Russell, FE and Nagabhushanam, R (1996) Minor phyla in the venomous and poisonous marine invertebrates of the Indian Ocean 1-271 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • 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 - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/567/1/Bulletin_7.pdf
  • 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
  • Thomas, PA (1979) Demospongiae of Minicoy island (Indian ocean)-Part 1- Orders Keratosida and Haplosclerida Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 21(1&2) 10-16 Available at - NIO, Goa

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