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Acanthancora cyanocrypta


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lexID:
11989 
AphiaID:
169126 
Scientific:
Acanthancora cyanocrypta 
German:
Kobaltblauer Hornschwamm, Blauer Krustenschwamm 
English:
Cobalt Blue Horny Sponge, Cobalt Sponge, Blue Encrusting Sponge 
Category:
Eponges 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Poecilosclerida (Order) > Hymedesmiidae (Family) > Acanthancora (Genus) > cyanocrypta (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Laubenfels, ), 1930 
Occurrence:
Canada, Ocean Pacifique, Pacifique Est, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 57 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 120cm 
Food:
No reliable information available 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-02-28 19:50:33 

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Acanthancora cyanocrypta (Laubenfels, 1930)

The blue color is caused by a symbiotic blue-green alga; when the alga is absent, the sponge is light orange in colour.

Synonymised names:
Hymenamphiastra cyanocrypta Laubenfels, 1930 (genus transfer)

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