Demospongiae | Halichondrida
Hultgren, K.M., K.S. MacDonald III and J.E. Duffy. 2010. (Ref. 86626)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Western Central Atlantic: Caribbean Islands.
Known from coral reefs and rocky bottoms (Ref. 83912). Hosts alpheid shrimps on its canals (Ref. 86626). Members of the class Demospongiae are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: The zygote develops into parenchymella 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
| FisheriesWiki |
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models