Systematics of Intertidal Sponges from California and Korea

  • Sim, Chung-Ja (Department of Biological Sciences, College of Life Science and Nano Technology, Hannam University) ;
  • Bakus, J. (Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California)
  • Published : 2008.03.31


A taxonomic study on the marine sponges was conducted with materials collected from intertidal zone of Sourthern California (USA) during 2005-2006. They were identified into 13 species belonging to 12 genera, nine families, and seven orders in one class. Among them, common species in Korea and California coastal areas are; Cliona celata, Lissodendoryx firma, Halichondria panicea, Hymeniacidon sinapium.


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