TITLE

Sponges out of their depth

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly-Borges, Michelle
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Nature;1/26/1995, Vol. 373 Issue 6512, p284
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the paper by Vacelet and Boury-Esnault describing a deep sea sponge of genus Asbestopluma. Unusual morphology and feeding habit; Loss of characteristic sponge aquiferous system; Specimens discovered in a Mediterranean cave; Macrophagy in Asbestopluma; Validity of diagnostic characters in lower invertebrates questioned.
ACCESSION #
9503161246

 

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