Record #179: Geodia atlantica

Taxonomic Information from World Porifera Database

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Specimen Information

Submitted asGeodia atlantica
locationKorsfjord, Norway (60° 10' 00'' N, 5° 10' 00'' E)
byHans Tore Rapp
Voucher numberZMBN 77927
Voucher locationMuseum of Bergen, Norway
Preservation methodEthanol
Identified byHans Tore Rapp
Verifieddate6th of October 2006
byPaco Cárdenas
Morphological description (show/hide)
Additional informationThis sample is a small part of a much larger sponge. Only this part was collected and fixed. On the picture we see the upper surface with the small uniporal oscules.
The thick section was made in the pore area.

SEM pictures show the microscleres: A'-A'': oxyasters I; B. oxyasters II; C. spheroxyasters; D. sterraster.
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in situsectionspicule prep

Associated DNA Sequences

Sequence #216CO1 FolmerGenbank EU442195
Sequence #1171OtherGenbank KC481227
Comment: 18S (nearly complete)