Demospongiae | Haplosclerida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Xestospongia testudinaria (Lamarck, 1815): Indo-West Pacific. Xestospongia testudinaria var. fistulophora (Wilson, 1925): Philippines.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
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.
Hooper, J.N.A., J.A. Kennedy and R.W.M. van Soest. 2000. (Ref. 81108)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models