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Lehnert and van 1999


scientific article | Beaufortia

More North Jamaican deep fore-reef sponges

Lehnert H, van Soest RWM

Abstract

A second investigation of the North Jamaican deep fore-reef slope, using mixed gas to reach depths from 70 m to a maximum of 107 m depth, revealed 43 species, 9 of which are new to science: Erylus incrustans, Polymastia fordei, Pseudaxinella flava, Phakellia bettinae, Iotrochota agglomerata, Callyspongia densasclera, Niphates lutea, Xestospongia deweerdtae, and Euryspongia lankesteri.

Keywords
Meta-data
Depth range
70- 107 m

Mesophotic “mentions”
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Classification
* Presents original data
* Reports new species
* Focused on `mesophotic` depth range
* Focused on `mesophotic coral ecosystem`

Fields
Biodiversity
Taxonomy

Focusgroups
Porifera (Sponges)

Locations
Jamaica

Platforms
SCUBA (open-circuit or unspecified)

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