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Neopetrosia rosariensis   (Zea & Rützler, 1983)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Neopetrosia rosariensis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Haplosclerida | Petrosiidae

Main reference References | Biblio | 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)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 78.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 415)

Environment

Reef-associated; depth range 2 - 30 m (Ref. 415)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Central Atlantic: Panama, Canary Islands and Colombia.

Short description

Cylindrical tubes: 4 - 78 cm high, 2 - 13 cm wide; emerge from basal mass. Dark reddish-brown externally, tan internally. Hard and dense. Smooth to the touch, with rugose and uneven parts, Sometimes covered by zooanthids. Oscules on the inner wall of tubes; 0.06 - 0.34 cm wide (Ref. 415).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

On coral outcrops, and reef environments (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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown