Species Overview

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Suberites sp. Hartman, 1975.

Synonyms:
Suberites sp. Bakus & Green, 1987.

SPONGE:
Shape: Encrusting to massive
Size_Thickness: 6 -- 10 cm
Color_Alive: Light to chrome yellow;orange;pink-orange; cinnamon-brown;tan;orange-brown
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Intertidal
Distribution: Central California; Southern California; San Nicolas Id. (Bakus & Green

CHARACTERS

Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Architecture: Scattered large Tylostyles
Ectosome:
Architecture: With upright; densely packed small Tylostyles
Choanosome:
Architecture: With scattered large Tylostyles
Megasclere:
Shape: Tylostyles
Length: 200 -- 460 Ám
Width: 8 - -15 Ám