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Azure Vase Sponge

Callyspongia plicifera

Description:

Photo take a t -45 ft in a Caribbean reef this is not a abundant sponge but is very common to find one is one of the most beautiful sea sponges in the Caribbean. Shaped like a vase, with many grooves and pits on the outside, it grows to 40 cm tall color varies from purple to yellowish.

Habitat:

It inhabits coral reefs from Florida all the Caribbean sea to Brazil. Usually solitary.

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Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Spotted on Feb 19, 2012
Submitted on Feb 19, 2012

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