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Oceanapia peltata   (Schimdt, 1870)


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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Haplosclerida | Phloeodictyidae

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 : 4.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 415)

Environment

Sessile; depth range 1 - 100 m (Ref. 415)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic.

Short description

Massive globular buried under the sand with projecting cylindrical fistules that have smooth ends, or pagoda-shaped projections; 2 - 4 cm wide; 0.1 cm thick. Dirty-white to cream in color (Ref. 415).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

In Bocas del Torro, Panama the species is on seagrass beds; 1 to 3 m deep. The species reported from 50 to 100 deep (Ref. 415). Small and cryptic, partly buried in sediment (Ref. 086786). 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)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown