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Smenospongia conulosa   Pulitzer-Finali, 1986

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Dictyoceratida | Thorectidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Pulitzer-Finali, G. 1986. (Ref. 82031)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Sessile

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Pacific: Caribbean and Florida, USA.

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

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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