Two new records of Demospongiae from the Indian Ocean

Thomas, P A (1973) Two new records of Demospongiae from the Indian Ocean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 15 (1). pp. 439-441.



Two species of Demospongiae (Phyllospongia dendyi Lendenfeld and Ciocalypta polymastia (Lendenfeld) are collected from Minicoy Island and brief descriptions of these species are presented in this paper. Both these species are previously recorded from Australia and West-Central Pacific and by the re-discovery of these two species from Minicoy Island their distribution has been extended to the Indian Ocean.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Demospongiae (Phyllospongia dendyi Lendenfeld);Ciocalypta polymastia (Lendenfeld); Minicoy Island
Subjects:Marine Ecosystems > Sponges
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:1777
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:07 Aug 2010 16:55
Last Modified:07 Aug 2010 16:55

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