Species Overview

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Cladorhiza sp. 2 [of Lee, 1998]

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Stalked. Stalk ending in thin cap with long projections
Color_Preserved: Tan to Light Brown
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Deep Water]{Depth
Distribution: Southern California.

CHARACTERS

Skeleton:
Composite: Silicate
Architecture: no information
Megasclere:
Shape: Thin Styles- somewhat fusiform with very small head end
Length: 430 -570- 745 Ám
Width: 7 -11 - 13 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Thick Styles-the smallest straight-the larger somewhat fusiform with a tendency for hastate points
Length: 1.15-2.32-3.90 mm
Width: 31 -48- 63 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Sigmas
Length: 61 -69- 79 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Unguiferous Anisochelae
Length: 26 -28- 30 Ám