Size / Weight / Age
Sessile; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 87281)
Climate / Range
Pale brown. Adherent base with cylindrical body. Thick body-wall with subcuticular layer of mesogloea that connects with the general mesogloea by strands crossing the ectoderm. The thick mesogloea contains many lacunae and cell-islets. Well-developed endoderm with large endodermal and ectodermal bays. Mesogloeal sphincter is very strong, surrounded with fibrous-looking mesogloea different from the rest of the body-wall. Closely lined cells present in the cavities (Ref. 89044).
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models