Species Overview

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Cliona viridis (Schmidt, 1862) [of Sim & Bakus, 1986].

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Encrusting to Massive
Color_Alive: Yellow-brown
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Subtidal
Depth: -2.7- m
Distribution: Southern California: Santa Catalina Id.

CHARACTERS

Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Architecture: No information given
Megasclere:
Shape: Tylostyles
Length: 200 -332- 420 Ám
Width: 2 -9- 15 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Spirasters
Length: 12 -18- 26 Ám