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Plakortis angulospiculatus   (Carter, 1882)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Plakortis angulospiculatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Demospongiae | Homosclerophorida | Plakinidae
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Main reference
Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)
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Environment
Reef-associated; depth range ? - 26 m (Ref. 108813)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic.
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Short description
Thick encrusting; 1 - 5 cm thick. Brown to greenish-gray, or yellowish externally, lighter brown to tan internally. Smooth surface, but it may have papillae of slits. Oscules: less than 1 cm wide; with a collar-membrane. Dense (like cheese) and compressible (Ref. 415).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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