First record and habitat associations of Spongilla cenota ( Class Demospongiae ) within streams of the Edwards Plateau , Texas , USA

We report the first record of Spongilla cenota occurrence among drainages of the Edwards Plateau, a large karst area within the western gulf slope drainages of central Texas, and provide the first quantitative habitat description for this species. Spongilla cenota was common in the two rivers of the Edwards Plateau, occurring within 23% of the quadrats… (More)