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Endectyon (Hemectyon) sp. B Green & Bakus, 1994.

Synonyms:
Hemectyon sp. B Green and Bakus, 1994.

SPONGE:
Shape: Branching projections from encrusting base; no stalk
Size_thickness_base: 0.3 -- 0.4 mm
Size_height_Branching projections: 1--2 mm
Color_Alive: White?
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Deep water
Depth: 90 -- 130.5 m
Distribution: Southern California; Santa Maria Basin

CHARACTERS

Surface:
Texture: finely hispid. Crusty
Megasclere:
Shape: Style-straight and with head end bent.
Length: 280 -558- 730 Ám
Width: 16 -25- 31 Ám
Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Architecture: Plumose with axial core of Styles and echinating Acanthostyles.
Megasclere:
Shape: Acanthostyles
Length: 230 -305- 460 Ám
Width: 18 -22- 26 Ám