Species Overview

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Clathrina clathrus (Schmidt, 1864) [of. Sim & Bakus, 1986].

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Encrusting. An irregular mass formed of a reticulation of anastomosing tubes
Color_Alive: White to tan
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine?: No information given
Distribution: Southern California

CHARACTERS

Surface:
Texture: Smooth
Skeleton:
Composition: Carbonate
Architecture: No information given
Megasclere:
Shape: Triradiates
Length: 60 -- 70 Ám