Removal of deep-sea sponges by bottom trawling in the Flemish Cap area: conservation, ecology and economic assessment

with No Comments

REFERENCE Pham, CK; Murillo, FJ; Maldonado, M; Colaço, A; Ottaviani, D; Kenchington, E (2019). Scientific Reports. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-52250-1. ABSTRACT Deep-sea sponge grounds are vulnerable marine ecosystems, which through their benthic-pelagic coupling of nutrients, are of functional relevance to the deep-sea realm. … Read More

Spatial patterns of arctic sponge ground fauna and demersal fish are detectable in autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) imagery

with No Comments

REFERENCE Meyer, HK; Roberts, EM; Rapp, HT; Davies, AJ (2019). Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2019.103137. ABSTRACT Deep-sea sponge grounds are important habitats that provide several ecosystem services, yet relatively little is known about their distribution and … Read More

Buchwald Hartwig diversification of unprotected halotryptophans, halotryptophan containing tripeptides and the natural product barettin in aqueous conditions

with No Comments

REFERENCE Renault, Yohann JG; Lynch, Rosemary; Marelli, Enrico; Sharma, Sunil V; Pubill-Ulldemolins, Cristina; Sharp, Joshua A; Cartmell, Christopher; Cárdenas, Paco; Goss, Rebecca JM (2019). Chemistry Communications. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9cc02554e. ABSTRACT Blending synthetic biology and synthetic chemistry represents a powerful approach to diversity … Read More

Sponge skeletons as an important sink of silicon in the global oceans

with No Comments

REFERENCE Maldonado, Manuel; López-Acosta, María; Sitjà, Cèlia; García-Puig, Marta; Galobart, Cristina; Ercilla, Gemma; Laynaert, Aude (2019). Nature Geoscience. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-019-0430-7. ABSTRACT Silicon (Si) is a pivotal element in the biogeochemical and ecological functioning of the ocean. The marine Si cycle is … Read More

Heck diversification of indole-based substrates under aqueous conditions: From indoles to unprotected halo-tryptophans and halo-tryptophans in natural product derivatives

with No Comments

REFERENCE Pubill-Ulldemolins, Cristina; Sharma, Sunil V; Cartmell, Christopher; Zhao, Jinlian; Cárdenas, Paco; Goss, Rebecca JM (2019). Chemistry – A European Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201901327. ABSTRACT The blending of synthetic chemistry with biosynthetic processes provides a powerful approach to synthesis. Biosynthetic halogenation and … Read More

Revision of the genus Exsuperantia Özdikmen, 2009 (Tetractinellida: Phymaraphiniidae) with description of a new species from the Atlantic Ocean

with No Comments

REFERENCE Carvalho, Francisca C; Pisera, Andrezj (2019). Zootaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4613.1.7. ABSTRACT Phymaraphiniidae Schrammen 1924 (Porifera: Astrophorina) is a family of lithistid demosponges that has received little attention in the past decades. The systematic problems within this family have not been addressed … Read More

A new deep-water Tethya (Porifera, Tethyida, Tethyidae) from the Great Australian Bight and an updated Tethyida phylogeny

with No Comments

REFERENCE Sorokin, Shirley J; Ekins, Merrick G; Yang, Qi; Cárdenas, Paco (2019). European Journal of Taxonomy. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2019.529. ABSTRACT A new species of Tethya Lamarck, 1815 is described from a depth of 1000 m on the continental slope of the Great … Read More

Characterization and mapping of a deep-sea sponge ground on the Tropic Seamount (Northeast Tropical Atlantic): Implications for spatial management in the high seas

with No Comments

REFERENCE Ramiro-Sánchez, Berta; Gonzalez-Irusta, José Manuel; Henry, Lea-Anne; Cleland, Jason; Yeo, Isobel; Xavier, Joana R; Carreiro-Silva, Marina; Sampaio, Ìris; Spearmanm, Jeremy; Victorero, Lissette; Messing, Charles G; Kazanidis, Georgios; Roberts, J Murray; Murton, Bramley (2019). Frontiers in Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00278. ABSTRACT … Read More

Silicon isotopic systematics of deep-sea sponge grounds in the North Atlantic

with No Comments

REFERENCE Hendry, Katharine L; Cassarino, Lucie; Bates, Stephanie L; Culwick, Timothz; Frost, Molly; Goodwin, Claire; Howell, Kerry L (2019). Quarternary Science Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.02.017. ABSTRACT Reconstruction of silica cycling in the oceans is key to a thorough understanding of past climates … Read More

Fueled by methane: deep-sea sponges from asphalt seeps gain their nutrition from methane-oxidizing symbionts

with No Comments

REFERENCE Rubin-Blum, Maxim; Antony, Chakkiath Paul; Sayavedra, Lizbeth; Martínez-Pérez, Clara; Birgel, Daniel; Peckmann, Jörn; Wu, Yu-Chen; Cardenas, Paco; Mac Donald, Ian; Macron, Yann; Sahling, Heiko; Hentschel, Ute; Dubilier, Nicole (2019). The ISME Journal. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-019-0346-7. ABSTRACT Sponges host a remarkable diversity … Read More

1 2 3 4