Species Overview

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Tedania (Trachytedania) gurjanovae Koltun, 1958.

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Encrusting to cushion shaped
Color_Alive: Tan or grey or light brown or green-yellow
Consistency: Fragile
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine
Distribution: Southern California to Northern California

CHARACTERS

Surface:
Texture: Smooth to lumpy
Ectosome:
Architecture: Thin dermis
Spicules: with Tornotes
Choanosome:
Architecture: with tracts of Styles and bundles of Rhaphides and Onychaetes
Distribution:
Benthic Region: Intertidal to deep water
Distribution: Southern to Northern California
Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Architecture: with tracts of Styles and bundles of Rhaphides and Onychaetes
Megasclere:
Shape: Tornotes
Length: 171 -(193|215)- 241 Ám
Width: 4 -5- 8 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Styles
Length: 218 -(265|288)- 345 Ám
Width: 8 -13- 14 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Onychaetes
Length: 51 -(70|72)- 99 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Onychaetes
Length: 159 -(191|228)- 260 Ám