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Clathria (Microciona) pennata


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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
:
  • Clathria abietina
  • Clathria abrolhosensis
  • Clathria acanthostyli
  • Clathria acanthotoxa
  • Clathria acarnoides
  • Clathria aceratoobtusa
  • Clathria achelata
  • Clathria aculeofila
  • Clathria adioristica
  • Clathria affinis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-08-18 11:21:20 

Husbandry

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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