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Russian Journal of Marine Biology

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 209–214 | Cite as

Fauna of Sponges (Porifera) of Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan

  • A. V. Khodakovskaya
Invertebrate Zoology

Abstract

A complete list of sponges of Peter the Great Bay (northwestern Sea of Japan) is presented comprising 40 species belonging to 27 genera, 19 families, 9 orders, and 2 classes. Information is presented about the biogeographical composition of sponge fauna of the bay, the depths of their habitats, and their substrates.

Key words

sponges fauna Peter the Great Bay Sea of Japan 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Khodakovskaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Marine Biology, Far Eastern DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesVladivostokRussia

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