Hexactinellida | Lyssacinosida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 30 - 40 m (Ref. 116837). Polar
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
White. Often vase- or pear-shape up to 2 m in height, at least 1 m in width. Conspicuous pores present on surface, especially on inner surface (Ref. 89939).
Commensal with amphipods and other arthropods, pycnogonans, shrimps, starfishes and worms. Slow growing (Ref. 89939).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Hexactinellida are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: The zygote develops into trichimella larva (free-swimming) before settling down on a substrate where it grows into a young sponge.
Danis, B. 2050. (Ref. 89939)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models