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Aka Coralliphaga

Aka coralliphaga

Description:

Photo take at -35 ft on a coral reef , common yellow tube sponge in the Caribbean. Originally described under genus Siphonodictyon. Excavating, with epilithic bright yellow large papillae; excavating mass soft, fills the entire cavities. It may encrust all the excavated substratum becoming massive. Exudes abundant mucus when handled.

Habitat:

Found on shallow reef in all the Caribbean Sea.

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2 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Tanks so much Ava :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Very neat!

Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Spotted on Sep 15, 2012
Submitted on Sep 15, 2012

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