Dendrilla cactus   (Selenka,  1867) (Sponge)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Demospongiae


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Reef Associated, Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kalpeni INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Suheli INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti INDIA
• Off Orissa Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Lakshadweep Islands biodiversity strategy and action plan (Version: 3)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at -
  • 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 -
  • Thomas, PA; Sree, A; Bapuji, M; Rao, KM and Murthy, KSR (2002) Biodiversity, zoogeography and affinity of Orissa sponges Proceedings of the National Conference on Utilization of Bioresources - NATCUB-2002 Allied Publishers; New Delhi 351-360 Available at -

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