A new species of Biemna Gray, 1867 (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from the north coast of Brazil

@article{Mothes2005ANS,
  title={A new species of Biemna Gray, 1867 (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from the north coast of Brazil},
  author={B. Mothes and M. M. Campos and C. Lerner and J. L. Carraro and M. SoestvanR.W.},
  journal={Head and Neck-journal for The Sciences and Specialties of The Head and Neck},
  year={2005}
}
  • B. Mothes, M. M. Campos, +2 authors M. SoestvanR.W.
  • Published 2005
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Head and Neck-journal for The Sciences and Specialties of The Head and Neck
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