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The Sponge Fauna Associated with Arca noae L. (Mollusca, Bivalvia)

  • G. Corriero
  • R. Pronzato
  • M. Sarà

Abstract

Studies on the epibiotic fauna associated with bivalve molluscs have shown that sponges are often the most common organisms living on mollusc shells. Yet the structure of sponge fauna inhabiting this kind of substratum appears very different from those observed on natural rock.

Keywords

Mollusc Shell Sponge Species Rocky Substratum Boring Sponge Back Area 
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  • G. Corriero
  • R. Pronzato
  • M. Sarà

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