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Fast and efficient sponge engines drive and modulate the food web of reef ecosystems



Reef sponges facilitate the transfer of coral-derived organic matter to their associated fauna via the sponge loop

Author(s): L Rix, JM de Goeij, D van Oevelen, U Struck, FA Al-Horani, C Wild, MS Naumann
Published in: Marine Ecology Progress Series, Issue 589, 2018, Page(s) 85-96, ISSN 0171-8630
DOI: 10.3354/meps12443

Nutrient Fluxes and Ecological Functions of Coral Reef Sponges in a Changing Ocean

Author(s): Jasper M. de Goeij, Michael P. Lesser, Joseph R. Pawlik
Published in: Climate Change, Ocean Acidification and Sponges, 2017, Page(s) 373-410
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-59008-0_8