Calcarea | Clathrinida
Burton, M. 1963. (Ref. 897)
Size / Weight / Age
Sessile; depth range 29 - ? m (Ref. 897)
Climate / Range
Western Central Atlantic: Belize, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.
Commensal with amphipods (Ref. 82302). Members of the class Calcarea are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: The zygote develops into either coeloblastula or amphiblastula 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)
Threat to humans
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