Species Overview

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Chondrocladia sp. 2 [of Lee, 1998].

Synonyms:

SPONGE:
Shape: Incomplete- somewhat oval apex of sponge present
Color_Preserved: Tan to light brown
HABITAT:
Benthic Region: Marine: Deep water
Depth: 4095--4100 m
Distribution: Southern California

CHARACTERS

Megasclere:
Shape: Styles
Length: 473 -(581|598)- 655 Ám
Width: 9 -19- 36 Ám
Megasclere:
Shape: Styles
Length: 800 -(929|958)- 1030 Ám
Width: 42 -52- 55 Ám
Microsclere:
Shape: Unguiferous Isochelae
Length: 36 -(42-45) Ám
Skeleton:
Composition: Silicate
Architecture: Unknown at this time