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Halichondria magniconulosa   Hetchel, 1965


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Halichondria magniconulosa   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Halichondrida | Halichondriidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; brackish; depth range 1 - 177 m (Ref. 108813).  Tropical; 25°C - 33°C (Ref. 86836)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Massive-amorphous to lobate, and fleshy. The surface varies from smooth, wrinkled, to having fistules-like projections: 0.5 cm wide; 0.5 - 1 cm long. Compressible and a clear detachable skin is present (Ref. 415).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Common on mangrove roots, on bottom of mangrove creeks, and growing on peat banks (Ref. 415). Also known from coral reefs and rocky bottoms (Ref. 83912). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | 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)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown