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Title Ancient animals, new challenges : developments in sponge research / editors, Manuel Maldonado, Xavier Turon, Maríaí Jesús Uriz & Mikel Becerro, Center for Advanced Studies of Blanes, Department of Aquatic Ecology, Acces a la Cala S. Francesc 14, 17300 Blanes Gerona, Spain.
Imprint Dordrecht : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (351 pages) : illustrations
Series Developments in hydrobiology, 0167-8418 ; 219
Developments in hydrobiology ; 219.
Note Contributions presented at the VIII World Sponge Conference, held by the Centre d'Estudis Avançats de Blanes (CEAB-CSIC) in Girona, Spain in Sept. 2010--Page 1.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Sponges -- Congresses.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Preface: Sponge research developments / M. Maldonado, X. Turon, M.A. Becerro and M.J. Uriz -- No longer Demospongiae: Homoscleromorpha formal nomination as a fourth class of Porifera / Eve Gazave, Pascal Lapébie, Alexander V. Ereskovsky, Jean Vacelet, Emmanuelle Renard [and 2 others] -- Molecular phylogeny of glass sponges (Porifera, Hexactinellida): increased taxon sampling and inclusion of the mitochondrial protein-coding gene, cytochrome oxidase subunit I / Martin Dohrmann, Karri M. Haen, Dennis V. Lavrov and Gert Wörheide -- Phylogenetic reconstruction of Polymastiidae (Demospongiae: Hadromerida) based on morphology / A. Plotkin, E. Gerasimova and H.T. Rapp -- First evidence of miniature transposable elements in sponges (Porifera) / Dirk Erpenbeck, Jürgen Schmitz, Gennady Churakov, Dorothée Huchon, Gert Wörheide and B.M. Degnan -- The mitochondrial genome of stygobitic sponge Eunapius subterraneus : mtDNA is highly conserved in freshwater sponges / Bruna Pleše, Lada Lukić-Bilela, Branka Bruvo-Mađarić, Matija Harcet, Mirna Imešek [and 2 others] -- The complete mitochondrial genome of the verongid sponge Aplysina cauliformis : implications for DNA barcoding in demosponges / Erik A. Sperling, Rafael D. Rosengarten, Maria A. Moreno and Stephen L. Dellaporta.
Genetic structure and differentiation at a short-time scale of the introduced calcarean sponge Paraleucilla magna to the western Mediterranean / Magdalena Guardiola, Johanna Frotscher and María J. Uriz -- Relationship between genetic, chemical, and bacterial diversity in the Atlanto-Mediterranean bath sponge Spongia lamella / Charlotte Noyer and Mikel A. Becerro -- First evaluation of mitochondrial DNA as a marker for phylogeographic studies of Calcarea: a case study from Leucetta chagosensis / Oliver Voigt, Vincent Eichmann and Gert Wörheide -- Diversity patterns and zoogeography of the Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean shallow-water sponge fauna / Joana R. Xavier and Rob W.M. Van Soest -- Living on the edge: the sponge fauna of Australia's southwestern and northwestern deep continental margin / Jane Fromont, Franziska Althaus, Felicity R. McEnnulty, Alan Williams, Mark Salotti [and 2 others] -- Sponge gardens of Ningaloo Reef (Carnarvon Shelf, Western Australia) are biodiversity hotspots / Christine Hanna Lydia Schönberg and Jane Fromont -- Role of deep sponge grounds in the Mediterranean Sea: a case study in southern Italy / Marzia Bo, Marco Bertolino, Giorgio Bavestrello, Simonepietro Canese, Michela Giusti [and 3 others].
Mangrove and coral reef sponge faunas: untold stories about shallow water Porifera in the Caribbean / M. Cristina Diaz -- Qualitative variation in colour morphotypes of Ianthella basta (Porifera: Verongida) / Marnie L. Freckelton, Heidi M. Luter, Nikos Andreakis, Nicole S. Webster and C.A. Motti -- Phenotypic variability in the Caribbean Orange Icing sponge Mycale laevis (Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida) / Tse-Lynn Loh, Susanna López-Legentil, Bongkeun Song and Joseph R. Pawlik -- Growth and regeneration of the elephant ear sponge Ianthella basta (Porifera) / Sven Rohde and Peter J. Schupp -- The marine sponge Ianthella basta can recover from stress-induced tissue regression / Heidi M. Luter, Steve Whalan and Nicole S. Webster -- Nutrient utilisation by shallow water temperate sponges in New Zealand / Alejandra Perea-Blázquez, Simon K. Davy and James J. Bell -- Experimental silicon demand by the sponge Hymeniacidon perlevis reveals chronic limitation in field populations / Manuel Maldonado, Heng Cao, Xupeng Cao, Yuefan Song, Yi Qu and Wei Zhang -- Biosilica deposition in the marine sponge Petrosia ficiformis (Poiret, 1789): the model of primmorphs reveals time dependence of spiculogenesis / Laura Valisano, Marina Pozzolini, Marco Giovine and Carlo Cerrano.
Trace metal concentrations in the tropical sponge Spheciospongia vagabunda at a sewage outfall: synchrotron X-ray imaging reveals the micron-scale distribution of accumulated metals / Anna Padovan, Niels Munksgaard, Belinda Alvarez, Keith McGuinness, David Parry and K. Gibb -- Does concentrating chemical defenses within specific regions of marine sponges result in enhanced protection from predators? / Christopher J. Freeman and Daniel F. Gleason -- Temporal variations in growth and reproduction of Tedania anhelans and Chondrosia reniformis in the North Adriatic Sea / C.G. Di Camillo, M. Coppari, I. Bartolucci, M. Bo, F. Betti, M. Bertolino, B. Calcinai [and 3 others] -- Reproductive traits explain contrasting ecological features in sponges: the sympatric poecilosclerids Hemimycale columella and Crella elegans as examples / A.-R. Pérez-Porro, J. González and M.J. Uriz -- Epibiont-basibiont interactions: examination of ecological factors that influence specialization in a two-sponge association between Geodia vosmaeri (Sollas, 1886) and Amphimedon erina (de Laubenfels, 1936) / Blake Ramsby, Andrew Massaro, Emily Marshall, Thomas Wilcox and Malcolm Hill -- Deep sequencing reveals diversity and community structure of complex microbiota in five Mediterranean sponges / Susanne Schmitt, Ute Hentschel and Michael W. Taylor.
Summary This book summarizes the latest advances in sponge science through a concise selection of studies presented at the VIII World Sponge Conference. The collection of articles reflects hot, ongoing debates in molecular research.
Other Author Maldonado, Manuel (Maldonado Barahona), editor.
Turon, Xavier, editor.
Uriz, Maria-Jesús, editor.
Becerro, Mikel A., editor.
World Sponge Conference (8th : 2010 : Gerona, Spain)
Other Title Springer eBooks
Print version: Ancient animals, new challenges 9789400746879
Other Title Hydrobiologia, v. 687 (2012). Previously published in.