Sponges of Britain and Ireland

Origin of this guide

Based on Sponges of the British Isles - A colour guide and working document, 1992 Edition. Ackers, R.G., Moss, D. & Picton, B. E. 1992. Marine Conservation Society, UK. Revised and extended, 2007, Bernard Picton, Christine Morrow & Rob van Soest.


The transfer of this guide to the WorldWideWeb has been sponsored by CCW and JNCC and refereed by MarLIN. Additional species text has been adapted from van Soest, Picton & Morrow, 1998.

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 Picton, B.E., Morrow, C.C. & van Soest, R.W.B., 2007. Sponges of Britain and Ireland