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Mycale thielei   Hajdu & Desqueyroux-Faúndez, 1994

light yellow chicken-liver sponge

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Mycale thielei   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Demospongiae | Poecilosclerida | Mycalidae
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Main reference
Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)
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Environment
Sessile; depth range 15 - 31 m (Ref. 87801)

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Southeast Pacific: Possibly endemic to Chile.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species is found on steep rocky substrates, inside crevices or underneath overhangs at depths of 15 to 31 m. It is associated with or found growing on Desmophyllum dianthus (Ref. 87801). 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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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