Calcarea | Leucosolenida
Burton, M. 1963. (Ref. 897)
Size / Weight / Age
Sessile; depth range 0 - 8 m (Ref. 897)
Climate / Range
Western Indian Ocean and Eastern Central Atlantic: Cape Verde Islands, Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean and Red Sea.
Depth based on occurrence record; to be replaced with better reference. Occurs at the high tide mark (Ref. 897). 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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