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Lissodendoryx isodictyalis   (Carter, 1882)

garlic sponge

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Poecilosclerida | Coelosphaeridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile; brackish; depth range 0 - 11 m (Ref. 108813).  Tropical; 25°C - 33°C (Ref. 86836)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Amorphous to lobate. Conulose and rugose surface with oscules on top of lobes with dermal canals. Compressible (Ref. 415). Grows massive or in thick large tubes (Ref. 86785). Color: highly variable, from purple, blue, pale blue, bluish gray, bluish green, turquoise, olive-gray, clear green, yellow-green, clear yellow, golden yellow, to gray and almost white. Interior is often a bit lighter than exterior. Skeleton: ectosomal membrane with tylotes strewn about tangential strands, with some erect spicule columns supporting the membrane (Ref. 87254).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

In shallow water, lagoon (Ref. 851); mangrove roots; among seagrass blades of Halimeda (Ref. 415) and Thalassia; or stony coral Porites (Ref. 87254). Commensal with amphipods (Ref. 82302). 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

Simpson, T.L. 1968. (Ref. 851)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown