Browsing Department of Biology by Author "Xavier, Joana R."
Molecular Phylogeny of the Astrophorida (Porifera, Demospongiaep) Reveals an Unexpected High Level of Spicule Homoplasy Cárdenas, Paco; Xavier, Joana R.; Reveillaud, Julie; Schander, Christoffer; Rapp, Hans Tore (Public Library of Science, 2011-04-08)Background: The Astrophorida (Porifera, Demospongiaep) is geographically and bathymetrically widely distributed. Systema Porifera currently includes five families in this order: Ancorinidae, Calthropellidae, Geodiidae, ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Xavier, Joana R.; Tojeira, Inês; Van Soest, Rob W.M. (Cambridge University Press, 2015-11)Hexactinellids or glass sponges constitute a predominantly deep-sea sponge group typically occurring at bathyal and abyssal depths. Some species form dense populations along the European and African continental slope but ...Journal article