Sponges of the Red Sea

  title={Sponges of the Red Sea},
  author={Michael K. Wooster and O. Voigt and D. Erpenbeck and G. W{\"o}rheide and M. Berumen},
  • Michael K. Wooster, O. Voigt, +2 authors M. Berumen
  • Published 2019
  • Geography
  • Sponges are found in virtually all marine habitats. The Red Sea is no exception, harboring a diverse community of sponge species. However, the state of knowledge of the Red Sea sponge fauna remains in early stages. Various taxonomic efforts have been initiated, starting with early explorers at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Subsequently, published work has focused on modern taxonomic approaches, potential bioactive molecules, microbiological associations of host sponges, and a variety… CONTINUE READING


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