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

@article{Pacheco2018ExcavatingSF,
  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},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2018},
  volume={4370 5},
  pages={
          451-491
        }
}
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