Species Overview

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Oceanapia oleracea (Schmidt, 1870) [of Sim & Bakus, 1986].

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Encrusting base with fistulae
Size_height_fistulae: to 4 cm
Color_Alive?: Tan to white
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Intertidal
Depth: -0.2- m
Distribution: Southern California: Catalina Harbor; Santa Catalina Id.

CHARACTERS

Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Architecture: no information
Megasclere:
Shape: Oxeas
Length: 70 -90- 110 Ám
Width: 2 -3.5- 5 Ám