Excavating sponges from the Pacific of Central America, descriptions and a faunistic record.

  title={Excavating sponges from the Pacific of Central America, descriptions and a faunistic record.},
  author={Cristian Pereira Pacheco and Jos{\'e} Luis Carballo and Jorge Cort{\'e}s and Johanna Segovia and A. Morales Trejo},
  volume={4370 5},
Excavating sponges are one of the main groups of bioeroders in coral reefs. Their diversity has been thoroughly studied in some regions: in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and the Indo-Pacific, including the Mexican Pacific. However, there is a lack of information from the Pacific of Central America, with only a few records from Panama and Costa Rica. This study provides additional distributional records and taxonomic descriptions of species collected between 2011 and 2016 at nine localities… Expand
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