Sponges Collected during the Third Indian Antarctic Research Expedition with Description of Isodictya Echinata Sp. Novo

Thomas, P A and Mathew, K J (1986) Sponges Collected during the Third Indian Antarctic Research Expedition with Description of Isodictya Echinata Sp. Novo. In: Third Indian Antarctic Research Expedition Scientific Report 1986. UNSPECIFIED,(ed.) Department of Ocean Development, pp. 109-116.

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Abstract

Six species of sponges collected from the Antarctic Sea off Queen Maud Land (69°54'S and 12°49' E) during the Third Indian Antarctic Research Expedition (December, 1983 to March, 1984) are described with suitable illustrations. Of the six species, three are referable to the Class Demospongiae Soli as and the others to the Class Hexactinellida Schmidt. One species of the Class Demospongiae, Isodictya echinata is described here as new to science.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Sponges; Third Indian Antarctic Research Expedition; Isodictya Echinata
Subjects:Marine Ecosystems > Sponges
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:8567
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:10 Jun 2011 09:22
Last Modified:25 Jun 2014 15:08

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