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Oscarella carmela   Muricy & Pearse, 2004

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Classification
Demospongiae | Homosclerophorida | Plakinidae
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Main reference
Van Soest, R.W.M., K. Kaiser and R. Van Syoc. 2011. (Ref. 92237)
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Environment
Benthic; depth range 8 - 8 m (Ref. 92237)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Eastern Central Pacific: USA and Clipperton Island.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found in shallow reefs at a depth of 8 meters, encrusting on dead corals under overhangs and in crevices (Ref. 92237). 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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Mass conversion

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