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Amphimedon compressa

Amphimedon compressa

Description:

Photo take at -45 ft on a coral reef. This is a columnar or 'rope' sponge, commonly seen as sturdy vertical growths. It is dark red, to orange. it can grow up to 80-90 cm. Exhalent pores are large and conspicuous, scattered rather than in clear rows. They usually have clear rims raised proud of the surface. The surface is rough and porous.

Habitat:

Usually associate to coral reef in shallow waters from Florida all the Caribbean sea, to north Brazil.

Notes:

http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/po...

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Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Spotted on Sep 23, 2012
Submitted on Sep 23, 2012

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