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Mycale carmigropila   Hadju & Rützler, 1998

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

Demospongiae | Poecilosclerida | Mycalidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile; brackish.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: Venezuela, Belize and Panama.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.3 cm OT male/unsexed; (Ref. 415)

Short description Morphology

Thin encrusting: 0.2 - 0.3 cm thickness. Color cobalt blue, light green or cream yellowish. Dermal canals visible, converging to the oscula in a star-like pattern. Surface smooth, and slimy Some specimens have a tangential ectosomal reticulation, that can be "peeled off". Soft and fragile (Ref. 415).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum thickness: 0.3 cm. Rare, on mangrove roots or intermingled with the algae Halimeda (Ref. 415). 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

Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown