Cliona patera Hardwicke, 1822

Neptune's cup, Neptune cup sponge

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Spongia patera Hardwicke, 1822

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered (1908-2011)

 

Distribution

Cambodia, Indonesia & Singapore

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Lim, S.-C., Tun, K. and Goh, E. (2012). Rediscovery of the Neptune’s cup sponge in Singapore: Cliona or Poterion? Contributions to Marine Science 2012: 49-56.

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2011/11/17/amazing-neptunes-cup-sponge-rediscovered-singapore/

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/extinct-sponge-makes-comeback-in-singapore

https://www.nas.gov.sg/archivesonline/data/pdfdoc/20160903001/2%20Factsheet%20A_Species%20Recovery%20Efforts.pdf

https://phys.org/news/2018-06-super-rare-giant-sponge-seahorse-hotspot.html

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/15580/neptunes-cup-sponge-cliona-patera

 

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