Species under Aplysina
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Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aplysina archeri
(Higgin, 1875)
stove-pipe sponge Western Central Atlantic
Aplysina bathyphila
Maldonado & Young, 1998
Western Central Atlantic
Aplysina cauliformis
(Carter, 1882)
row pore rope sponge Western Atlantic 60
Aplysina cavernicola
(Vacelet, 1959)
Northeast Atlantic
Aplysina fistularis
(Pallas, 1766)
sulphur sponge Eastern Pacific and Western Atlantic 20
Aplysina fulva
(Pallas, 1776)
scattered pore rope sponge Western Atlantic 60
Aplysina hirsuta
(Hyatt, 1875)
Western Central Atlantic
Aplysina insularis
(Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Western Central Atlantic
Aplysina lacunosa
(Lamarck, 1815)
convoluted barrel sponge Western Atlantic 100
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