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Strongylodesma tongaensis   Samaai, Gibbons & Kelly, 2009


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Strongylodesma tongaensis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Poecilosclerida | Latrunculiidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Samaai, T., M.J. Gibbons and M. Kelly. 2009. (Ref. 101582)

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Environment

Sessile; depth range 10 - 24 m (Ref. 101582)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on an overhang in reef habitat with a gentle slope to sand and coral rubble (Ref. 101582). 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

Human uses


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