Hyatt, A. 1877. Revision of the North American Porifera; with remarks upon foreign species. Part II. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History, 2(V): 481–557.
Treated as Spongia officinalis Linné, 1759 subsp. tubulifera by Hyatt (1877).
Rützler, K., R. W. M. van Soest, and C. Piantoni. 2009. Sponges (Porifera) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 285–313 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.
Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. 2016. GulfBase: Resource Database for Gulf of Mexico Research, Education, and Management. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. World Wide Web electronic publication. http://www.gulfbase.org, 10-24-2020.