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Iophon proximum   (Ridley, 1881)

Chilean breadcrumb sponge

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Poecilosclerida | Acarnidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Sessile; depth range 5 - 30 m (Ref. 87801).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Cosmopolitan.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species is found on rocky substrates, and is epibiotic on scallops (Zygochlamys patagonica) or algae at depths of 5 to 30 m. It is associated with the zoanthid Parazoanthus elongatus (Ref. 87801). 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

Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 4.1 - 14.7, mean 9 (based on 225 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)