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Chondrilla nucula


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lexID:
3222 
AphiaID:
134110 
Scientific:
Chondrilla nucula 
German:
glänzender Lederschwamm 
English:
Leather Sponge 
Category:
Eponges 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Chondrillida (Order) > Chondrillidae (Family) > Chondrilla (Genus) > nucula (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schmidt, 1862 
Occurrence:
golfe du Mexique, littoraux européens, Méditerranée, Mer Rouge, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Seychelles 
Size:
bis zu 15cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
plancton 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Chondrilla acanthastra
  • Chondrilla acantholepis
  • Chondrilla ambigua
  • Chondrilla aspera
  • Chondrilla australiensis
  • Chondrilla bosseana
  • Chondrilla brevirostris
  • Chondrilla canescens
  • Chondrilla caribensis
  • Chondrilla chondrilloides
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-06-09 11:15:44 

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Chondrilla nucula is a sea sponge belonging to the Phylum Porifera. While it is highly toxic to fish, it is known to be preyed upon by the hawksbill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata.

Scientific classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Subclass: Tetractinomorpha
Order: Chondrosida
Family: Chondrillidae
Genus: Chondrilla
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