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- Silva, AmandaG., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Marine biology 2017 v.164 no.4 pp. 78
- Porifera; Tubastraea; algae; benthic organisms; biodiversity; case studies; corals; ecological invasion; introduced species; Brazil
- ... Despite the massive expansion of the invasive corals Tubastraea spp. in the Tropical Western Atlantic, some sponge species may outcompete them on a local scale. The aims of the present study were: (1) to describe the spatiotemporal dynamics of the benthic community and (2) to assess the interactions between marine sponges and invasive Tubastraea corals. Communities were monitored at four locations ...