Hexactinellida | Lyssacinosida
Janussen, D., K.R. Tabachnick and O.S. Tendal. 2004. (Ref. 87472)
Size / Weight / Age
Sessile; depth range 2516 - 2928 m (Ref. 87472)
Climate / Range
Antarctic Indian Ocean: Kerguelen.
Depth range based on Kerguelen. Members of the class Hexactinellida are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: The zygote develops into trichimella larva (free-swimming) before settling down on a substrate where it grows into a young sponge (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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