Sixteen species of marine Haplosclerida were collected by the CANCAP-expeditions, among which two are new to science, viz. Petrosia canariensis and Oceanapia cancap. The Haplosclerida fauna of the south-eastern part of the North Atlantic, comprising 46 species, is reviewed, discussed and compared with those of neighbouring areas of the North Atlantic (NE Atlantic, W Atlantic, West Indies, Mediterranean). Three distribution patterns are recognized: Mediterranean-Atlantic, endemic and amphi-Atlantic.

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de Weerdt, W.H, & van Soest, R.W.M. (1986). Marine shallow-water Haplosclerida (Porifera) from the South-Eastern Part of the North Atlantic Ocean. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 225(1), 1–49.