Sponge–rhodolith interactions in a subtropical estuarine system

  title={Sponge–rhodolith interactions in a subtropical estuarine system},
  author={E. {\'A}vila and R. R{\'i}osmena-Rodr{\'i}guez and G. Hinojosa-Arango},
  journal={Helgoland Marine Research},
  • E. Ávila, R. Ríosmena-Rodríguez, G. Hinojosa-Arango
  • Published 2012
  • Biology
  • Helgoland Marine Research
  • The interactions between sponges and red macroalgae have been widely documented in tropical and subtropical environments worldwide, and many of them have been documented as mutualistic associations. Sponges, however, have also been frequently described as part of the associated fauna of rhodolith habitats (aggregations of free-living non-geniculated coralline macroalgae). Nonetheless, the types of interaction they establish as well as the role of sponges in these habitats remain unknown. In… CONTINUE READING
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