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Oceanapia nodosa   (George & Wilson, 1919)

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Classification
Demospongiae | Haplosclerida | Phloeodictyidae
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Main reference
Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.0 cm OT male/unsexed; (Ref. 415)

Environment
Sessile; brackish

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: Caribbean.
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Short description
Thin to thick crust: 0.5 - 3 cm with a large number of fistules and oscular tubes, 0.5 cm in diameter, 3 - 5 cm long, departing from it. Tubular walls paper thin, semitransparent. White, or tan externally and internally (Ref. 415).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum body thickness is 3 cm (Ref. 415). Mangrove roots (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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Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown