Species Overview

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Isodictya quatsinoensis (Lambe, 1892).

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Lobate flabellate or ramose
Consistency: Firm tough
Color_Alive: Orange
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Subtidal to Deep water
Depth: 54 -- 91 m
Distribution: California
Note: Often washed up intertidally

CHARACTERS

Oscula:
Diameter: 0.7-1.0]- mm
Distribution: arranged in uniserial row
Surface:
Texture: Rough
Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Architecture: Bands of fibers with spicules radiate to surface joined by less regular smaller fibers which present an irregular reticulation
Megasclere:
Shape: Styles
Length: 135--200 Ám
Width: 14--24 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Palmate Isochelae
Length: 20--27 Ám