Iotrochota baculifera   Ridley,  1884 (Sponge)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Demospongiae

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Synonym (s)
Hiattrochota ditrochota de Laubenfels, 1954
Hiattrochota hiatti de Laubenfels, 1954
Hiattrochota mystile de Laubenfels, 1954
Iotrochota baculifera var. flabellata Dendy, 1887
Iotrochota baculifera var. minor Hentschel, 1911
Iotrochota baculifera var. tumescens Kirkpatrick, 1900
Iotrochota hiatti (de Laubenfels, 1954)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Lakshadweep Islands biodiversity strategy and action plan (Version: 3)
  • Thomas, PA (1973) Marine Demospongiae of Mahe Island in the Seychelles bank (Indian Ocean) 35065 Available at - CMFRI, Kochi
  • 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
  • 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 -
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at -
  • Florida Museum of Natural History Available at -

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