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Implications from a 28S rRNA gene fragment for the phylogenetic relationships of halichondrid sponges (Porifera: Demospongiae)
Halichondrida is a pivotal demosponge order of which the classification underwent major changes in the recent history. The monophyly of this order and its intra-ordinal phylogeny cannot be reliablyExpand
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Papuamides A-D, HIV-inhibitory and cytotoxic depsipeptides from the sponges Theonella mirabilis and Theonella swinhoei, collected in Papua New Guinea
The novel cyclic depsipeptides papuamides A (1), B (2), C (3), and D (4) have been isolated from Papua New Guinea collections of the sponges Theonella mirabilis and Theonella swinhoei. TheirExpand
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Diversity of sponge fauna in mangrove ponds, Pelican Cays, Belize
Mangrove-fringed ponds in the Pelican Cays, Belize, support an uncommonly diverse population of colorful and large sponges. Sponge species and abundance were determined for ponds at Cat Cay (Pond A),Expand
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Sponge diversity and community composition in Irish bathyal coral reefs
Sponge diversity and community composition in bathyal cold water coral reefs (CWRs) were examined at 500-900 m depth on the southeastern slopes of Rockall Bank and the northwestern slope of PorcupineExpand
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Beta diversity of tropical marine benthic assemblages in the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia
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In order to preserve diversity it is essential to understand how assemblages change across space. Expand
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Sponge beta diversity in the Spermonde Archipelago, SW Sulawesi, Indonesia
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In this study spatial patterns of sponge similarity among sites were significantly related to remotely sensed environmental variables, the degree of human settlement and depth, but not to the distance between sites. Expand
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Shallow water sponges of Jamaica
An annotated comprehensive list is provided of all shallow-water sponges (down to 60 m) recently collected and previously recorded from Jamaica. Five new species are described, Plakina jamaicensis,Expand
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Sponges from Clipperton Island, East Pacific
Twenty sponge species (totalling 190 individuals) were collected during the 1938, 1994 and 2004/5 expeditions to the remote island of Clipperton in the East Pacific Ocean. Seven species areExpand
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A new species of Amphimedon (Porifera, Demospongiae, Haplosclerida, Niphatidae) from the Capricorn-Bunker Group of Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Australia: target species for the "sponge genome
A new niphatid demosponge, Amphimedon queenslandica sp.nov., is described from Heron and One Tree Islands, southern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia. The new species is of particularExpand
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Unforeseen importance of historical collections as baselines to determine biotic change of coral reefs: the Saba Bank case
Botanical and zoological collections may serve as archives for historical ecological research on the effects of global change and human impact on coral reef biota. Museum collections may harbour oldExpand
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