Haliclona exigua   Kirkpatrick  (Sponge)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Order:Haplosclerida
Family:Chalinidae

Description

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) INDIA
• Palk Bay (Lat: 9.5) (Long: 79.25) INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 9.08) (Long: 79.08) INDIA (Record: 03/2005) (Depth: 2 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Lakshadweep Islands biodiversity strategy and action plan (Version: 3)
  • Mohan, JM (1978) Ecological studies on the fauna associated with economic seaweeds of south India-1. species composition, feeding habits and interrelationships Seaweed Research and Utilization Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Tamil Nadu 3 17 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
  • 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
  • Mol, VPL; Raveendran, TV and Parameswaran, PS (2009) Antifouling activity exhibited by secondary metabolites of the marine sponge, Haliclona exigua (Kirkpatrick) Int. Biodeterior. Biodegrad Sciencedirect 63(1) 67-72 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/2597/1/Int_Biodeterior_Biodegrad_63_67.pdf

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