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Halichondria lutea   Alcolado, 1984


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Halichondria lutea   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Halichondrida | Halichondriidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 415)

Environment

Sessile; depth range ? - 50 m (Ref. 108813)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic.

Short description

Massive encrusting body usually burrowing in the sand from which sharp and corrugated projections arise. Up to 2 cm high and 0.5 cm wide. Orange to yellow externally, slightly lighter internally. Compressible but fragile (Ref. 415).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Growing on deeper areas of the reef over sandy and or muddy bottoms, covered by sediments (Ref. 415). Members of the class Demospongiae are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: The zygote develops into parenchymella 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown