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Haliclona vermeuleni   de Weerdt, 2000

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Haplosclerida | Chalinidae

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 : 1.5 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 415)

Environment

Sessile; brackish

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: Caribbean.

Short description

Thick encrusting with oscular chimneys, hollow fistules, digitate projections, and lobes: 1.5 cm high, 0.1 - 0.5 cm wide. Oscules: 0.1 - 0.2 cm wide at end of chimneys or spread on projection. Blue internally and externally (Ref. 415).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Rare on mangroves roots (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