Although Lough Hyne is one of the most studied places in the world, many species remain unknown to science. In particular, several sponges still have no name. Our aim is to provide formal descriptions of some of these sponges to aid their long-term conservation.
The Irish lough that offers a window into the deep sea
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University College Cork, Lough Hyne's page
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Vulnerability of Temperate Mesophotic Ecosystems (TMEs) to environmental impacts: Rapid ecosystem changes at Lough Hyne Marine Nature Reserve, Ireland
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