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Smenospongia conulosa   Pulitzer-Finali, 1986

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Classification
Demospongiae | Dictyoceratida | Thorectidae
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Main reference
Pulitzer-Finali, G. 1986. (Ref. 82031)
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Environment
Sessile

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Western Central Pacific: Caribbean and Florida, USA.
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Short description
Massive, with oscular mounds or volcanoes. Color varies from bright to dark green to brown black. May become dark and exude abundant mucus when handled. Blunt ends of primary fibers protruding on the dermis.

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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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)