Species Overview

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Clathrina coriacea (Montagu, 1818) [of. Sim & Bakus, 1986].

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Encrusting mass of anastomosing tubes to encrusting with vents scattered over surface
Color_Alive: White to tan
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Intertidal; Subtidal;Deep water
Distribution: Southern California to Northern California

CHARACTERS

Skeleton:
Composition: Carbonate
Architecture: No information
Megasclere:
Shape: Triradiates
Length: 14 -(73|76)- 182 Ám
Width: 4 -10- 23 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Triradiates
Length: 5 -(9|10)- 14 Ám
Width: 1 -2- 2 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Saggital Triradiates
Length: 23 -(39|42)- 66 Ám
Width: 5 -6- 7 Ám