Demospongiae | Halichondrida
Lehnert, H. and R.W.M. van Soest. 1998. (Ref. 81955)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Western Central Atlantic: Caribbean.
Erect, bright orange bushes. Surface rather lustroues; strongly corrugated to lamellated, with scattered collared oscules.
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)
Threat to humans
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