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Advances in Sponge Science: Phylogeny, Systematics, Ecology

On of two special issues of  Advances in Marine Biology focusing on sponge science it features comprehensive reviews of the latest studies that are advancing our understanding of the fascinating marine phylum Porifera. The selected contributors are internationally renowned researchers in their respective fields and provide a thorough overview of the state-of-the-art of sponge science


Postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, oceanography

Included in series
Advances in Marine Biology

Hardbound, 450 Pages

Published: May 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-387787-1


    1. 1- Deep Phylogeny and Evolution of Sponges (Phylum Porifera)

      Gert Wörheide, Martin Dohrmann, Dirk Erpenbeck, Claire Larroux,

      Manuel Maldonado, Oliver Voigt, Carole Borchiellini and Denis Lavrov

      2- Sponge Systematics Facing new challenges

      Paco Cárdenas, Thierry Pérez and Nicole Boury-Esnault

      3- The role of sponges in the Mesoamerican barrier-reef ecosystem, Belize

      Klaus Rützler

      4- Ecological interactions and the distribution, abundance, and diversity of sponges

      Janie Wulff

      5- Sponge ecology in the molecular era

      Maria J. Uriz and Xavier Turon


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