Geodia lindgreni   (Lendenfeld,  1903) (Sponge)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Demospongia

Size: 50x30x40 mm.

Colour: Pale white when dry.

Hard and incompressible.

Synonym (s)
Sidonops lindgreni Lendenfeld, 1903
Sidonops picteti Lindgren, 1897

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island, Galaxea reef INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Rameswaram Island INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Thomas, PA (1977) Studies on Indian sponges VIII. Four new records of silicious sponges Echinochalina glabra (Ridley and Dendy), Higginsia mixta (Hentschel), Geodia lindgreni (Lendenfeld) and Pachamphilla dendyi Hentschel from Indian Ocean Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 19(1-2) 115-122 Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Thomas, PA (1973) Marine Demospongiae of Mahe Island in the Seychelles bank (Indian Ocean) 35065 Available at - CMFRI, Kochi
  • 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 -
  • 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
  • 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 -

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