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Sidonops neptuni   (Sollas, 1886)

leathery barrel sponge

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Sidonops neptuni   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Demospongiae | Astrophorida | Geodiidae
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Main reference
Engel, S. and J.R. Pawlik. 2005. (Ref. 837)
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Environment
Reef-associated; depth range 9 - 15 m (Ref. 108813)

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Western Atlantic: USA, Belize and Brazil.
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Short description
Large, thick inverted cones. Furrows present in the inner surface with scattered holes in the outer surface. Very hard and tough consistency.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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




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Mass conversion

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