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Profile lexID: 2347 Scientific: Clathria (Microciona) pennata German: Roter Schwamm English: red sponge Category: Eponges Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Poecilosclerida (Order) > Microcionidae (Family) > Clathria (Genus) > (Microciona) pennata (Species) Initial determination: (Lambe, ), 1895 Occurrence: golfe de Californie, USA Size: bis zu 10cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Food: le phytoplancton, le zooplancton, plancton Tank: ~ 100 Liter Difficulty: moyen Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2007-08-18 11:19:43
Last edit: 2007-08-18 11:21:20
This red encrusting sponge is hard to miss. Look for it low in the intertidal on rocks. It forms thin crusts, no more than about ¼ inch thick and has a soft velvety texture. It's color is bright red or red-orange. For more Infos click to the Link.
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