Interesting sponge links

The World Porifera Database is a database of all Recent sponges ever described. It is part of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), a global initiative to register all marine organisms.

The Sponge Barcoding Database is the prime access point for sponge DNA signature sequences (or barcodes) together with information on the morphology of the vouchers sequenced.

Shallow water sponge guide of Britain and Ireland is a fantastic illustrated online guide if you want to start identifying sponges in the North Atlantic.

Last modified: 2022-12-16