Calcarea | Clathrinida
HÃ¤ussermann, V. and G. FÃ¶rsterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)
Size / Weight / Age
Sessile; depth range 12 - 17 m (Ref. 87801)
Climate / Range
Southeast Pacific: Probably endemic to Chile.
This species is found at depths of 12 to 17 m, attached to bivalve shells on steep walls with tides (Ref. 87801). Members of the class Calcarea are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: The zygote develops into either coeloblastula or amphiblastula larva (free-swimming) before settling down on a substrate where it grows into a young sponge (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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