Hadromerida

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Hadromerida
Tethya aurantia.jpg
Tethya aurantia
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Order: Hadromerida
Topsent, 1894
Families

Hadromerida is an order of sea sponges belonging to the class Demospongiae.[1] [2]

The order includes such species as Cliona celata and some members of the order are a targeted prey for hawksbill turtles.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hadromerida". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 16 February 2007. 
  2. ^ Kober, K. M.; Nichols, S. A. (2007). "On the phylogenetic relationships of hadromerid and poecilosclerid sponges". Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 87 (6). doi:10.1017/S0025315407058237.  edit
  3. ^ Meylan, Anne (1988-01-12). "Spongivory in Hawksbill Turtles: A Diet of Glass". Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science) 239 (4838): 393–395. doi:10.1126/science.239.4838.393. JSTOR 1700236. PMID 17836872.