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Spheciospongia confoederata   De Laubenfels, 1930


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Spheciospongia confoederata   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Demospongiae | Hadromerida | Clionaidae
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Main reference
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 100.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Environment
Sessile; depth range 0 - 26 m (Ref. 865)

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Eastern Central Pacific: Central California to central Baja California.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Massive, smooth, gray with leathery texture, numerous crater-like oscula on the outer ridge (Ref. 865). May grow to thickness of 30 cm and 100 cm in length (Ref. 865). 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




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