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Plakortis lita   de Laubenfels, 1954


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Plakortis lita   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Demospongiae | Homosclerophorida | Plakinidae
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Main reference
Longakit, M.B.A., F.B. Sotti and M. Kelly. 2005. (Ref. 84985)
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Environment
Sessile; depth range 5 - 17 m (Ref. 84985)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Western Pacific.
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Short description
Thickly encrusting with smooth surface. Texture is soft, fleshy and compressible; easy to tear. Reddish brown color; brighter and darker at the ectosome.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known from depths between 5 to 17 m. Encrusts empty bivalve shells and coral rubbles (Ref. 84985). Filter-feeder (Ref. 68823). 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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Price category (Ref. 80766)