Demospongiae | Homosclerophorida
Van Soest, R.W.M., K. Kaiser and R. Van Syoc. 2011. (Ref. 92237)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 8 - 8 m (Ref. 92237)
Climate / Range
Eastern Central Pacific: USA and Clipperton Island.
It is found in shallow reefs at a depth of 8 meters, encrusting on dead corals under overhangs and in crevices (Ref. 92237). 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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