Species Overview

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Haliclona cf. permollis (Bowerbank, 1866) [of Sim & Bakus, 1986].

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Encrusting
Size_Thickness: --4 cm
Color_Alive: Violet-purple to Rose
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Subtidal
Depth: -- 21 m
Distribution: Southern California

CHARACTERS

Oscula:
Rims: Elevated oscula
Distribution: rather sparsely spaced
Ectosome:
Architecture: No information
Megasclere:
Shape: Oxeas
Length: 110 -124- 140 Ám
Width: 4 -5.5- 7 Ám
Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Reproduction:
Gemmules: Produced?
Megasclere:
Shape: Oxeas-bowed or arched
Length: 70 -105- 130 Ám
Width: 2 -4- 6 Ám